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 2020-02-15 00:56 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Coralville traffic alleviation project set to start in 2024...

Faith Evans works at Iowa River landing, she makes the commute from Cedar Rapids to Coralville everyday. "Some days it's good and other days when there's a lot of traffic it can be kind of time consuming to get down here," said Evans. She ...

 2020-02-15 00:00 

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[ Davenport ]

Bill would reclassify 911 dispatcher jobs as first responders...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — 911 dispatchers experience some of the same trauma as first responders, but many of them don't have the same access to trauma resources or training. Margie Gemende and Kristine Harnes know what it's like to talk to str...

 2020-02-14 23:57 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

No injuries after school bus hit while dropping off students in Johnson County...

No one is hurt after a school bus was hit as it was dropping off students Friday afternoon in Johnson County. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office says the bus had its flashing lights on and was preparing to drop off students in the 5400 block of Lower...

 2020-02-14 23:36 

The Des Moines Register

Animal abuse claims against Iowa senator are 'unfounded,' say state, local investigators...

The leader of the group behind the complaint admits breaking into the lawmaker's pig facility in January....

 2020-02-14 23:32 

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[ Davenport ]

Department of Transportation grants give millions to coastal ports...

WASHINGTON (Nexstar) — The Department of Transportation is doling out hundreds of millions of dollars to improve coastal ports all around the country. Officials say it is an investment in local economies. Some lawmakers say the administration needs ...

 2020-02-14 23:22 

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[ Davenport ]

The Valentine's Day dilemma at the Daytona 500...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (WGHP) — If you don't know that today is Valentine's Day by now, you are in trouble. Every year Valentine's falls during Speedweeks at Daytona, so drivers have to plan for it unless you are Clint Bowyer. Clint Bowyer ...

 2020-02-14 23:22 

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[ Davenport ]

2 years later: Parkland students, families in Washington pushing for stronger gun regulation...

Friday marks two years since the tragic shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead. Parkland families spent the day in Washington D.C. hoping for a change....

 2020-02-14 23:08 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Anderson Automotive kicks off 2020 Wheels to Prosper Campaign...

When Jim Anderson started thinking about helping out in the community and giving away a car to someone in need, he didn't know his idea would spread throughout the country and even into Canada. His Auto auto repair shop is now one of the many trying t...

 2020-02-14 23:05 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

State board overseeing medical cannabis program sticks by its recommendations...

A state board that oversees Iowa's medical cannabis board on Friday rejected adding new illnesses to the list of qualifying conditions and did not change its recommendations for purchase limitations on THC, despite pleas from patients and advocates....

 2020-02-14 23:01 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art celebrates 125 years...

2020 is shaping up to be a busy year at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art as they are celebrating 125 years of art in the city of five seasons. "We are really excited," Kate Kunau, the associate curator said. "It's really cool to have this be...

 2020-02-14 22:55 

The Des Moines Register

Pop-up shops are popping up in Des Moines as retailers join the growing trend...

K. Renee, a West Des Moines-based furniture and clothing showroom, will run a one-week pop-up in March....

 2020-02-14 22:38 

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[ Davenport ]

PHOTOS: Starting lineup for Sunday's Daytona 500...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first four events leading into the Daytona 500 have produced four different winners. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. put his new team on the pole, while Erik Jones outlasted a crash-fest to win a qualifying race. Joey Logano and W...

 2020-02-14 22:33 

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[ Davenport ]

Billions more transferred for US-Mex border wall...

Thursday, President Trump notified Congress an additional $3.8 billion will be transferred from this year...

 2020-02-14 22:32 

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[ Davenport ]

Hill, Sorenson latest underdogs to give Daytona 500 a shot...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Timmy Hill needed to race into the Daytona 500 to keep his underfunded team off life support. Reed Sorenson might have spent his weekend working as a spotter instead of a driver had he had not qualified for the race. Both ...

 2020-02-14 22:31 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Religious freedom bill introduced again at the statehouse...

A panel of Iowa senators on Thursday again cleared a bill aimed at protecting religious liberties that critics say undermines civil rights protections. The proposal would bring a "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" to Iowa, mandating courts use st...

 2020-02-14 22:30 

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[ Davenport ]

Daytona 500 purse in high gear, topping $23 million...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR will dole out a record $23.6 million to the 40 drivers racing in the Daytona 500. The sanctioning body released the total purse for the first time since the 2015 season. The Daytona 500 purse grew steadily since the...

 2020-02-14 22:24 

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[ Davenport ]

First lady spends Valentine's Day with young patients...

First Lady Melania Trump spent Valentine...

 2020-02-14 21:39 

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[ Davenport ]

Lawmakers confident US health officials will contain coronavirus: 'I think they're all over this one'...

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said there are currently only 15 confirmed cases nationwide and Trump administration is prepared to prevent it from becoming widespread....

 2020-02-14 21:27 

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[ Davenport ]

Oquawka man arrested for residential burglary...

Christopher J. Pierce, 44, of Oquawka was arrested February 14 for his involvement in a residential burglary. The Henderson County Sheriff's Office was contacted about a burglary that was in progress at a home in Oquawka. The owner was not home but go...

 2020-02-14 21:21 

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines police seek help identifying suspects in series of pharmacy robberies...

The Des Moines Police Department asked the community Friday to help identify the suspects in a series of pharmacy robberies this month....

 2020-02-14 21:06 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Court document connects murder suspect in 2014 death to home search...

The ongoing search by local, state and federal authorities at a home on Cherry Hill Road NW in Cedar Rapids has a connection to a federal murder suspect. Court documents obtained by Iowa's News Now show that in 2016, William Yancey declared his home a...

 2020-02-14 21:02 

The Des Moines Register

Habitat for Humanity plans 'Rock the Block' home improvement events across central Iowa...

August will be the first time the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity's 'Rock the Block' program comes to Bondurant. Other towns include Des Moines, Adel, Ankeny and Reasnor....

 2020-02-14 21:01 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Lions, sea lions celebrate Valentine's Day at Blank Park Zoo...

The Blank Park Zoo celebrated Valentine's Day with the lions and the sea lions on Friday....

 2020-02-14 20:59 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Waterloo man charged in 2017 killing guilty of 1st degree murder...

A Waterloo man charged in the 2017 killing of a Grundy Center man has been found guilty of first-degree murder and a weapons count. The Courier reports that a jury found 29-year-old Armando Adame III guilty Wednesday for the Oct. 25, 2017, shooting death ...

 2020-02-14 20:51 

The Des Moines Register

HGTV's 'My Lottery Dream Home' will feature an Iowa man who won $300,000 in the lottery...

HGTV's "My Lottery Dream Home" host David Bromstad is helping Jonathan and Victoria Moss pick out a home after they won a huge lottery cash prize....

 2020-02-14 20:42 

The Des Moines Register

Big 12 power rankings: Jayhawks holding the top spot, but Sooners and Longhorns are surging...

Baylor has won 21 games in a row, but Kansas has been more impressive in February, writes Travis Hines....

 2020-02-14 20:26 

The Des Moines Register

Northern Iowa student awarded full $10,000 prize after all following half-court shot controversy...

The Northern Iowa student who many felt was robbed from receiving $10,000 after completing an in-game basketball shooting challenge Wednesday will, in fact, get the full amount....

 2020-02-14 20:20 

The Des Moines Register

This weekend will be above 40 degrees around central Iowa. Don't waste this opportunity to get outside...

Go on a hike, see some kites paint the sky — but just get outside and do something this weekend....

 2020-02-14 20:04 

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[ Davenport ]

Furry Friends Friday | King's Harvest Pet Rescue...

Meet Adam & Lydia! These pets are up for adoption at Kings Harvest Pet Rescue. Rochelle Dougall with the rescue also discusses why it's so important to keep dogs updated on vaccines. For more information, click here....

 2020-02-14 20:04 

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[ Davenport ]

Rhodes: Goal of Daytona 500 rookies should be finish the race...

NASCAR Truck Series Driver Ben Rhodes, a young driver himself, explains what the mindset should be for the Daytona 500...

 2020-02-14 20:03 

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[ Davenport ]

Miss Corridor 2020 | The Blossom Revolution...

As important as it is to love others, it's also critical to love yourself. Miss Corridor 2020 is using her organization, The Blossom Revolution, to spread a message of self-respect and self-care to women everywhere. For more information, email theblos...

 2020-02-14 20:02 

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[ Davenport ]

River Music Experience | Acoustic Music Club...

Studies show that music has healing qualities and can even affect our emotions and behaviors. For those with disabilities, music therapy can be an effective way to improve communication, self-expression and overall well-being. Bret Dale and Melody Brown w...

 2020-02-14 20:01 

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[ Davenport ]

Rock Island Public Library | Have a Heart for Reading...

February is Library Lovers' Month, and the Rock Island Public Library is offering a way for patrons to encourage the gift of reading all month long. For more information, click here....

 2020-02-14 20:00 

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[ Davenport ]

Tour De Brew | Biking to Fight Cancer...

Tour De Brew is a local event that combines a bike ride with a pub crawl. But it's more than just a fun and scenic ride along the Mississippi river. Tour De Brew is becoming a tradition for many, and it's helping to fight cancer along the way. Tin...

 2020-02-14 19:57 

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[ Davenport ]

Fans told to arrive early for Daytona 500, increased security for President's visit...

Dan Lucas and Kevin Connolly share word from NASCAR officials that increased security for President Trump...

 2020-02-14 19:43 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Man sued over Glenwood sexual arousal study ran Kansas facility...

A child psychologist facing a federal lawsuit in Iowa stemming from sexual arousal experiments he oversaw on residents at a state care center for people with intellectual disabilities conducted similar research in Kansas while running one of its state hos...

 2020-02-14 19:18 

The Des Moines Register

Kansas agency finds fired Glenwood center superintendent followed protocols conducting sexual arousal experiments there...

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services says its initial investigation into Jerry Rea's work there suggests he followed guidelines and protocols....

 2020-02-14 19:16 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Man convicted of beating to death girlfriend's son in Davenport...

A man has been convicted of beating to death the 5-year-old son of his girlfriend in eastern Iowa. A jury found Tre Henderson guilty Thursday. The 28-year-old will be sentenced April 1 to life in prison without possibility of parole. Prosecutors say Ja...

 2020-02-14 19:14 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Waterloo teen found guilty in 2017 murder...

A teenager has been found guilty of killing aWaterloo man during a 2017 marijuana robbery. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reportsQuintarius Brown, 18, has been convicted of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery forthe slaying of Cedric "Skee&...

 2020-02-14 19:07 

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[ Davenport ]

Kewanee Police arrests man for solicitation of a minor...

Kewanee Police Department arrested James R. Paige, 29, of Neponset, Illinois, on solicitation charges. Paige was arrested from a location in Kewanee where he was going to meet with a minor he had met online. He was then transported to the jail and is bein...

 2020-02-14 19:03 

The Des Moines Register

Student sues Theta Chi, Drake University after alleged hazing incident that left him near death...

In early 2018, Drake University student Marcus Shields pledged Theta Chi fraternity. His lawyers say a hazing incident weeks later nearly killed him....

 2020-02-14 19:00 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Color the Wind 2016 kite festival in Clear Lake, Iowa...

Color the Wind is an annual kite festival held on Clear Lake every year in February...

 2020-02-14 18:35 

The Des Moines Register

Woman charged with embezzling $116,000 from Urbandale fertilizer company...

An accountant at an Urbandale fertilizer company is charged with depositing $116,000 from the company into her personal bank account....

 2020-02-14 18:20 

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[ Davenport ]

Princeton, Illinois man arrested for child pornography...

Nicholas S. Bouslog, 39, of Princeton, Illinois was arrested for his alleged engagement of possessing, disseminating, and producing child pornography. The Illinois State Police served a search warrant on Bouslog's home in Princeton on February 13 afte...

 2020-02-14 18:18 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa district to pay $4.8M to settle suit in 2017 school bus fire...

A western Iowa school district will pay $4. 8 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of 16-year-old girl who died in a 2017 school bus fire that also killed the bus driver. Riverside Community School District reached the settlement earlier this...

 2020-02-14 18:12 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa Democrats hire lawyers to investigate caucus chaos...

Iowa Democratic Party officials have agreed to hire two high-profile lawyers to investigate the factors leading to a meltdown in the state's lead-off presidential caucuses and how the party responded. The party's State Central Committee voted duri...

 2020-02-14 18:00 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Woman accused of fatally injuring baby at her daycare...

A western Iowa woman is accused of killing an 11-week-old baby at her daycare by shaking her. Cass County court records say 36-yera-old Alison Dorsey, of Anita, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in...

 2020-02-14 18:00 

The Des Moines Register

WATCH LIVE: Southeast Polk at Valley basketball doubleheader...

The Rams and Tigers clash in a varsity doubleheader on Friday nigth....

 2020-02-14 17:49 

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines man believed to be shooter for C-Block street gang sentenced to 10 years in prison...

U.S. Attorney Marc Krickbaum and Des Moines Police Chief Wingert said the 22-year-old's crimes are more violent than gun possession or drug usage....

 2020-02-14 17:42 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa State's Prentiss Nixon ready to make the most of a new beginning at his final stop...

Despite the disappointment, Iowa State senior Prentiss Nixon is still standing and staring at the season that's left, hoping to make the most of it....

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