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Flower shop owner memorializes with more than just flowers

One Des Moines flower shop takes pride in much more than holiday arrangements. 

Hawkeye athletic dept. faces federal civil rights investigation

Investigators will visit Iowa in April.

Police arrest man who fired gunshots outside barbershop

The man was taken into custody shortly after the incident. 

Attendees say Clinton's highly paid speeches friendly, light

Attendees describe Hillary Clinton’s highly paid speeches "light" and "friendly."  

Blowing snow, wind chill to cause main concern this weekend

Chances of snow into Sunday morning will be near 100 percent.  

Fourth-graders raise money for district's first therapy dog

Fourth-graders at Clive Learning Academy say they are going to like having a new classmate around. 

Iowa winter wrecks automobiles, helps mechanics

Four snowfalls in two weeks meant a steady stream of bent fenders, broken bumpers and dented doors. 

Clive prepping new flood response plan, public meeting planned

The changes come after flooding last summer.

Should Iowa cut its public intox laws? Some attorneys say yes

Should being drunk in public be considered a crime?

Vehicles going in ditches after hitting blowing snow ice patches

Roads in many areas remain partially snow covered right now.

Woman killed in crash that left vehicle wedged between 2 trees

A child was flown by air ambulance to a metro hospital.

Weekend snowstorm updated timing and totals, Arctic air punch

That Arctic air will punch into Iowa today...

Here's what happened to rare orange lobster found in Iowa

Hy-Vee provides an update on the lobster.

Federal, state officials return to Iowa boarding school

In January, dozens of state and local officers served a search warrant over two days.

Woman who snuck into zoo, bitten by tiger appears in court

The incident went viral and made headlines around the world. 

NEW hour-by-hour weekend snowstorm predictor

Detailed timing for the snowstorm Saturday into Sunday across Iowa.

Police: Drunk substitute teacher removed from school

Students reported to school officials something was wrong with the teacher.

School bans homemade, store-bought treats from classroom parties

Schools nationwide eliminating Valentine's Day parties.

Man loses wife of 58 years, home, everything he owned

Here's an update on the fatal fire ...

Demonstration planned Monday at ISU over banana research

A petition will be delivered in Ames and Seattle at the same time.

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