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    Hawkeyes Learning from Previous Late-Season Losses as Expectations Rise

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Hawkeyes took another step toward the start of the 2016 football season on Saturday as they held their official media day. With the team coming off one of their most successful seasons in school history — one in which they surprisingly started the year 12-0 and were ranked as high […]

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    Crowds Flock to ‘McDonald’s of the Future’ in Missouri

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – It’s not your typical McDonald’s – interactive technology (and an endless fries option) have people lining up at a “futuristic” new Missouri restaurant that opened Thursday. KQTV reports that this McDonald’s is decked out with fancy soda machines, a high-tech PlayPlace and the in-house-only endless fries that gained international attention. Diners can order […]

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    ISU Students Upset with Plea Deal for Ex-CyRide Driver

    STORY COUNTY, Iowa — Word of Benjamin Clague’s plea deal Monday traveled fast in Story County. “I was very upset about the news,” said Iowa State University sophomore Nahla Alnaamani. It also spread quickly in Clague’s hometown of Gilbert. “He lives down the street from me and that’s wrong,” said Jackie Burks, a neighbor of […]

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    Two Iowans Die in Lake of the Ozarks Drowning

    LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Missouri — A location many utilize for water recreation became the site of a tragedy Monday as the Missouri State Patrol says two Iowans died at the Lake of the Ozarks as a result of drowning. According to authorities, the incident began around 8 a.m. near the Big Niangua arm of […]

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    Newlyweds Among Victims of Deadly Texas Balloon Crash

    KYLE, Texas — Matt and Sunday Rowan had been married less than six months before their lives were cut short in this weekend’s hot air balloon crash that killed 16 people near Lockhart, Texas. Authorities believe the balloon caught on fire after crashing into power lines on Saturday. There were no survivors. The Rowans had […]

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    Mom of Grimes Toddler Who Died Passes Away in Hospital

    GRIMES, Iowa — Officials say the mother of a two-year-old Grimes child who was found dead last week, has now passed away. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says 33-year-old Stephanie Erickson died Thursday. She was found unresponsive in the Grimes home she shared with her two-year-old son Mason Wyckoff on July 22nd. Erickson was transferred […]

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    Georgia Lottery Winner Invests Millions into Crystal Meth Trafficking Ring

    BRUNSWICK, Ga. – Most of you would buy a new car or a new house if you won millions in the lottery. Maybe you’d invest in a company or go on a globe-spanning trip. But a Georgia man apparently hoped to become the next Walter White, the methamphetamine mastermind from the TV show “Breaking Bad.” It […]

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    Murder Charges Against Teen Dismissed, Shootings Later Occur at Teen’s Home

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Murder charges are dismissed against a teen in the death of Kendall Foster as the Polk County Attorney says he didn’t have sufficient evidence to establish the guilt of 15-year-old Marvin Holmes beyond a reasonable doubt and thus could not go forward. Just days after the county attorney decided to he […]

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    More E. coli Cases Prompt General Mills Flour Recall Expansion

    General Mills on Monday announced another expansion of its flour recall. The move was prompted by an announcement from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that four more individuals from two different states (Minnesota and Wisconsin) have developed E. coli illness linked to the flour. One of those individuals is suffering from […]

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    Bernie Sanders: ‘I am Proud to Stand With Her’

    PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders on Monday empathized with his disappointed supporters, but told them firmly that Hillary Clinton must win in November. “Any objective observer will conclude that — based on her ideas and her leadership — Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States,” Sanders told delegates at the Democratic National […]

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    Boone Officer-Involved Shooting Partly a Product of Confusion Over Airsoft Gun

    The Boone County attorney says a deadly police-involved shooting last month was justified when the two officers opened fire when a suspect pointed a gun at them. The recording shows that Sgt. Nathan Kester and Officer Joseph Slight pleaded with Michael Disbrowe to drop his gun numerous times. But Disbrowe refused. “Mr. Disbrowe decided to, […]

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    Boone Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation Reveals Officers Acted Correctly

    BOONE, Iowa — Two Boone officers acted correctly when they shot and killed a man in June, according to a ruling from a Boone County attorney. Michael Disbrowe, 28, was shot and killed June 27 after officers responded to a call about a man threatening people with a gun in a mobile home park in the […]