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    Woman Fights Back After Her Face Becomes Cruel Internet Meme

    TACOMA, Wash. — A college student is fighting back after a stolen Instagram photo of her was turned into a cruel online joke. Ashley VanPevenage, 20, attends Tacoma Community College. In January, she suffered a severe reaction to benzoyl that inflamed the skin all over her face. “I knew I needed help to cover my acne,” […]

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    Workout of the Week: Hepker’s Challenge

    We introduced you to Aaron Hepker, WHO-TV’s Digital Director, a few weeks ago when he embarked on his fitness and weight loss journey. At the time, he expressed feeling worthless and depressed because of his weight. “I would like to go skydiving. I would like to go bungee jumping. I wanted to go bungee jumping off […]

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    Hawkeyes Ready For Another Tourney Run

      Iowa City – The Hawkeye basketball team won 22 games last year, finished third in the Big Ten, and won an NCAA Tournament game. Here’s the question and answer session with head coach Fran McCaffery: Q. You have a lot of experience coming back, four starters, others playing a lot, what’s the chemistry been […]

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    Police Investigating Fort Dodge Man’s Death

    FORT DODGE, Iowa – Fort Dodge Police investigating a report of shots fired Wednesday morning found a man unconscious in a car. The discovery was made at approximately 6:51 a.m. in the 10 block of 4th Street NW. On arrival officers were informed that multiple gunshots had been heard in the area but it was unknown what […]

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    South Carolina Flooding: Dams Breached, More Trouble Ahead

    The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns: Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still haven’t crested yet. “God smiled on South Carolina because the sun is out,” Gov. Nikki Haley told reporters Tuesday afternoon. “That is a good sign, but I will […]

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    Flash Flood Emergencies Spread in South Carolina; Motorists Stranded in Water

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina — One word keeps popping up to describe the torrents tearing through eastern South Carolina — emergency. While emergency workers pulled motorists out of cars stuck in rushing flood waters overnight, the National Weather Service issued flash flood emergencies for two more counties, bringing the total to three. President Barack Obama has […]

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    ‘Flags are flown on holiday events’ — Utah Homeowners Fined for Flying American Flag

    MURRAY, Utah —  Homeowners in Utah say they are being fined by their homeowner’s association for flying the American Flag. Chestnut Place is a condominium community in Murray, Utah consisting of 60 homeowners. Up until last week, those living in the community say they were free to fly their flags without regulation or restriction, but that […]

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    The Acronyms Teens Really Use on Social Media

    Editor’s note: Kelly Wallace is CNN’s digital correspondent and editor-at-large covering family, career and life. Read her other columns, and follow her reports at CNN Parents and on Twitter. Watch “CNN Special Report: #Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens,” an Anderson Cooper documentary, Monday at 9 p.m. ET on CNN. (CNN) — For the […]

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    UAW Reaches Tentative Agreement with John Deere

    NEVADA, Iowa — John Deere employees are breathing a sigh of relief, for now. Thursday night, John Deere reached a tentative agreement with the “United Auto Workers Union.” The deal is for six years and will now be presented to members for a vote. Thousands of Iowans could have been laid off if the deal […]

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    Workout of the Week: Do’s and Don’ts for Ripped Abs

    Who doesn’t want abs of steel?  But it takes a lot of work, both in and out of the gym. There are also a lot of myths about how to get ripped abs. Here are some of the facts. “You can’t have a strong core without a plank,” says personal trainer, Angie Gallagher. “I tell […]

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    Here are the Netflix Arrivals, Departures for October 2015

    Netflix is adding a long list of movies and shows this October. Here’s a list of everything that’s coming and going: Arrivals: Avail 10/1/15 A Christmas Carol (1938) Briskly helmed by Edwin L. Martin, this adaptation of Charles Dicken’s yuletide classic stars Reginald Owen as miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who gets a last chance to redeem himself […]

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    Floating Islands Growing Fast

    In the last week of April, vegetated floating islands were launch onto Lake LaVerne on the Iowa State University campus as part of a watershed project.   The floating rafts provide a habitat where plant roots go into the water. Those roots dredge the lake for excess nutrients. Lake LaVerne is a good test case […]