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Family travels from North Carolina to lobby Iowa lawmakers

The bill is expected to be brought before lawmakers on June 1.

City dives into solving lifeguard shortage

There's a shortage of lifeguards in Iowa towns this year.

Iowa team beats out 99 others from 35 states, 11 countries

The Global Finals took place in Tennessee last week.

New information just released in 3-year-old's death investigation

A 911 call reported that the girl was not breathing.

Rand Paul blames GOP for rise of Islamic State group

What's your opinion on the issue?

Police: Store reports customer stole $6,359 over 2 years

Here's how store security said the woman did it.

Former lawmaker talks plea for arrest in Branstad's office

The governor was in his office that day, but declined to meet with Ed Fallon.

Teen arrested after 4-day SWAT team search is sentenced

The teen was convicted in a fatal shooting.

Truck crashes into fire protection business

The crash was just reported Wednesday morning.

'Saved by the Bell' star faces trial in pocket knife bar stabbing

The stabbing was reported on Christmas Day.

Even more good news about Iowa's unemployment rate

A new report was released Wednesday.

Man charged in case involving 14-year-old, alcohol, porn

Michael Searcy remains in jail Wednesday morning.

'Field of Dreams' complex opponents say they'll appeal

A judge just ruled in favor of the complex.

Man with stab wounds found walking down street

Here's why charges may not be filed in this case.

Iowa native dies in Missouri apartment fire

An Iowa native has died in an apartment fire in Missouri.

Man accused of tossing cat into river fined $100

A man accused of tossing a cat into a river has been fined $100.

Many inspired by late Simpson College coach

Joe Blake, 65, died in a single-vehicle crash Monday.

16 kittens join more than 300 kittens at ARL

After a few weeks of care, they'll be ready for a new home.

Student stuns teachers, doctors with graduation walk

There wasn’t a dry eye in the auditorium.

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