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 2021-04-22 19:11 

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[ Davenport ]

DC statehood approved by House in party line vote; faces long odds in Senate...

The House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly voted to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, sending it to the Senate where it faces Republican opposition....

 2021-04-22 19:11 

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[ Davenport ]

40 finches found concealed in hair rollers inside man's luggage at JFK Airport...

NEW YORK CITY (WPIX) — Dozens of finches were found inside luggage inside John F. Kennedy International Airport for the second time in weeks, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday. Officers found 40 finches inside a 36-year-old m...

 2021-04-22 19:11 

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[ Davenport ]

IDPH announces 3,170 new cases of COVID-19, 33 additional deaths...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WMBD) — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 3,170 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths. Cook County: 1 male 30s, 1 female 50s, 1 ...

 2021-04-22 19:07 

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[ Davenport ]

Help clean-up Loud Thunder Forest Preserve...

River Action, in cooperation with the Rock Island County Forest Preserve, is coordinating an invasive species clean-up at Loud Thunder Forest Preserve in Illinois City. The event takes place Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are needed to...

 2021-04-22 19:04 

The Des Moines Register

John Pettit was the man behind the Barnstormers. Now the team must go on without him....

John Pettit, a mainstay in the Iowa Barnstomers front office, was the team's "heart and soul."...

 2021-04-22 18:56 

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[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa sees increase in people hospitalized with virus...

Iowa public health officials reported a rise in coronavirus-related hospitalizations Thursday with a 36% increase in patients admitted in the last 24 hours and a slight increase in patients remaining in hospitals fighting the virus. Iowa Department of Pub...

 2021-04-22 18:44 

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[ Davenport ]

Niabi Zoo introduces three fennec fox kits...

Niabi Zoo is introducing three fennec fox kits that were born earlier this year at the zoo. The proud parents, 4-year-old male Jelani and 10-year-old female Pika, welcomed their new litter on February 4. The two were successful parents last year, as well....

 2021-04-22 18:31 

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[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Mistrial declared for man accused of killing woman, kids...

A jury failed to reach a verdict in the case of a man accused of killing a woman and her two young children inside his Des Moines home, leading the judge to declare a mistrial on Thursday. After four days of deliberations, the jury was unable to reach a v...

 2021-04-22 18:26 

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[ Davenport ]

Mother of 4 beaten to death while working at Florida motel; husband finds her left for dead...

The 46-year-old Florida mother leaves behind four children and two grandchildren....

 2021-04-22 18:26 

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[ Davenport ]

Beware of scam asking you for money to prove you're owner of your home...

Officials across the country are warning people of a home ownership scam and to not send any money to Records Recovery Services....

 2021-04-22 18:06 

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[ Davenport ]

Vaccine demand slowing as milestones reached...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The Biden administration announced a big milestone was reached 200 million COVID-19 vaccines have been administered. However, there is concern that demand for the vaccine is slowing. Over the past week the number of American a...

 2021-04-22 18:00 

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[ Davenport ]

Instagram-famous cat dies after Brooklyn brawl...

A 3-year-old cat with more than 33,000 Instagram followers died after a brawl in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, according to multiple reports....

 2021-04-22 17:58 

The Des Moines Register

ACLU of Iowa renews effort to end law restricting public funds for transgender Iowans' transition care...

The state denied a transgender Iowan Medicaid coverage for transition-related care, the ACLU of Iowa said in filing the new lawsuit....

 2021-04-22 17:51 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Mental health awareness has local healthcare providers wanting to reduce the stigma...

With mental health awareness month in May approaching, Local healthcare providers want topromote awareness of and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness in Iowa. Covenant Family Solutions(CFS), a leading provider of mental health and behavioral heal...

 2021-04-22 17:44 

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[ Davenport ]

Beaux Arts, a Mother's Day tradition, returns in 2021 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds...

The Beaux Arts Spring Art Fair, a Mother's Day tradition, is back for 2021. The free art fair that features over 100 artists will take place on Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mississippi Valley F...

 2021-04-22 17:36 

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[ Davenport ]

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport loses title of 'busiest' in the world after 22 years...

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), which has held the title of "busiest" airport for the previous 22 consecutive years, was ranked second in a trade industry...

 2021-04-22 17:29 

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[ Davenport ]

COVID poses added risks to pregnant women, study says...

People who contract COVID-19 during pregnancy have an increased chance of prenatal complications, according to a new study....

 2021-04-22 17:25 

The Des Moines Register

Omaha basketball transfer Ayo Akinwole commits to Drake...

Drake men's basketball has added the veteran point guard it was looking for....

 2021-04-22 17:22 

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[ Davenport ]

Jackson County Fairgrounds | What to expect at this year's fair...

County fairs have a way of bringing folks together. There is so much to see and do with family and friends at these community celebrations. Today we're spotlighting the Jackson County Fair and the experiences it offers! To learn more, visit https://ww...

 2021-04-22 17:22 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowans talk directly to IDPH on vaccine rollout...

AARP Iowa teamed up with the Iowa Department of Public Health to provide adults within the state to ask questions about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Director of IDPH, Kelly Garcia, said in the telephone townhall that almost half of adults within the stat...

 2021-04-22 17:21 

The Des Moines Register

After decommitting from Yale, Waukee sprinter Aaron Smith pours focus into track...

"It's crazy," Smith told the Register this week, "because a lot of people always think of me as a big football guy, football first."...

 2021-04-22 17:19 

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[ Davenport ]

Lead(h)er Golf Outing | Supporting local mentorship...

Welcome back to Living Local! Lead(h)er is a local mentorship program fueling career and community engagement for women in the workforce. In an effort to strike more matches and change more lives, it...

 2021-04-22 17:18 

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[ Davenport ]

True Homes | Building wealth through real estate...

There are a lot of things to consider when you are searching for a new home, especially financial factors. When it comes to building wealth and equity with real estate, we're getting guidance from the experts at True Homes to help folks make a smart p...

 2021-04-22 17:17 

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[ Davenport ]

Movie Mike | Previewing the Oscars...

Movie Mike reviews "In the Earth" and "Thunder Force", alongside previewing "Together Together" and "Mortal Kombat". He also shares his predictions for this Sunday's Oscars!...

 2021-04-22 17:15 

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[ Davenport ]

Happy Earth Day! | Daily Dish...

Happy Earth Day! We...

 2021-04-22 17:06 

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[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Upper Iowa University Peacock Pantry to provide students readily accessible food...

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 22, 2021) With each can of food she places on a shelf, Upper Iowa University (UIU) senior Caitlin Schauer realizes she is one step closer to helping further ensure all UIU students have ready access to quality, nutritious food on a da...

 2021-04-22 17:00 

The Des Moines Register

Smash Park announces new Pella location, with plans to expand nationally...

The new location marks Smash Park's first of many expansions planned in the next two years, the company said....

 2021-04-22 16:52 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa DOT driver injured after crash in Dubuque County...

The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office says they responded to a crash near the intersection of Highway 20 and Cox Springs. It happened Thursday, April 22 at 7:22 a. m. A cement truck was traveling eastbound in the left lane of Highway 20. An Iowa State D...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Turtle crashes through windshield, hits 71-year-old in head; both OK...

It's not unusual for rocks and other debris to crash through a windshield and injure a driver or passenger — but a turtle?...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Iowa Man With Dementia Gets Dying Wish to Walk Granddaughter Down the Aisle...

GRIMES, Iowa — Ron Moyer's family overcame the obstacles of social distancing and dementia to give him the chance to participate in his granddaughter's wedding. "Every time I came over and everyone who came to visit him, he was like, ...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

State Patrol: Chase Spans 70 Miles on I-80, Reaches 111 MPH...

IOWA — A driver that led Iowa State Troopers on a chase spanning 70 miles on I-80 Thursday morning has been taken into custody. Lt. Nathan Ludwig with the Iowa State Patrol tells WHO 13 the pursuit began in Iowa County, just west of Williamsburg at ...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

USDA extends free school meals through June 2022...

The meal service flexibilities that help enable social distancing, including the free meals, are extended through June 30, 2022....

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

International spectators to be barred from entering Japan for Tokyo Olympics...

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee said on Saturday that international spectators will not be allowed to enter Japan during the Olympic Games which are scheduled for this summer....

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Des Moines Woman Pleads Guilty to Hate Crimes For Intentionally Hitting Two Children...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines woman has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes for intentionally driving her SUV into two children in 2019 because she said she thought one was Mexican and the other was a member of the Islamic State group. Nico...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Man accused of hitting hotel worker in head with horseshoe, microwaving fire extinguisher...

A man accused of trying to take snacks from a Colorado hotel was arrested after allegedly swinging a horseshoe at an employee, damaging property and trying to microwave a fire extinguisher, according to the Pueblo Police Department....

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Earth Day was almost called something else entirely...

The origins of the annual event can be traced back to the late 1960s, but the name "Earth Day" didn...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Earth Day 2021: Here's how NASA is studying the planet...

April 22 is Earth Day, a day to celebrate the globe and to practice ways to keep the earth clean and safe....

 2021-04-22 16:45 

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[ Davenport ]

Davenport man gets 10 years in prison on drug charge...

On Wednesday, United States District Court Judge Stephanie M. Rose sentenced Larry Dean Weir, 40, of Davenport, to 120 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Weir was also ordered to serve five years...

 2021-04-22 16:36 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Woman pleads guilty to hate crimes for running down children...

A Des Moines woman has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes for intentionally driving her SUV into two children in 2019 because she said she thought one was Mexican and the other was a member of the Islamic State group. Nicole Poole Franklin, 43, entered...

 2021-04-22 16:34 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Czech Village Flood Control Project Begins...

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA April 22, 2021 Starting Monday, April 26, work will begin on an underground stormwater gate in the Czech Village as part of the City's permanent Flood Control System. Construction will generally occur near A Street SW and Bowling Stre...

 2021-04-22 15:43 

The Des Moines Register

Mistrial declared in trial of man charged with killing Des Moines woman and her two children...

Jury could not reach verdict on two of three charges against Marvin Esquivel Lopez in July 2019 deaths of a mother and two children at his home....

 2021-04-22 15:33 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Kirkwood CC vaccine clinic now accepting walk-ins...

Kirkwood Community College is expanding their COVID-19 vaccination clinic to now accept walk-in appointments from the general public. The clinic had previously only been limited to Kirkwood students, faculty, and staff. Now, any resident can come to the c...

 2021-04-22 15:32 

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[ Davenport ]

Davenport planning controlled burns of prairie vegetation...

The City of Davenport will conduct several controlled burns of prairie vegetation at three locations over the next few weeks. "What the public may not know is native plants require fire, or periodic burning, tothrive and to control the spread of invas...

 2021-04-22 15:14 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

USA Roller Sports 2021 National Championships comes to IMON Ice Arena...

(Cedar Rapids, IA) The 2021 USA Roller Sports National Championship comes to ImOn Ice Arena July 9th August 2nd. Tickets start at $10 and go on-sale this Friday, April 23rd at 10 a. m. at ImOn Ice, the Alliant Energy PowerHouse ticket office and Ticketmas...

 2021-04-22 15:13 

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[ Davenport ]

Newsfeed Now: Uber driver attacked in Florida; House prepares for Washington D.C. statehood vote...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-04-22 15:10 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa reports 6 additional COVID-19 deaths, 497 new confirmed coronavirus cases...

At 10 a.m. Thursday, the state of Iowa reported a total of 5,899 COVID-19-related deaths and 361,811 confirmed cases of coronavirus....

 2021-04-22 15:06 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa sees an increase in initial while continuing unemployment claims drop...

The Iowa Workforce Development reports an increase initial unemployment claims while continuing claims drop. Between the week of April 11 and April 17 there were 7,255 new unemployment claims for Iowa workers. This is a increase from 5,005 claims the week...

 2021-04-22 15:03 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa Landmarks Go Purple For National Crime Victims' Rights Week...

DES MOINES, Iowa (April 22, 2021) —Landmarks across the state are emblazoned in purple lighting this week to honor National Crime Victims' Rights Week. National Crime Victims' Rights Week is taking place, April 18 24, 2021. The national even...

 2021-04-22 15:02 

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines' Surety Hotel named one of the world's best new hotels...

The Des Moines hotel, which opened last fall, caught the eye of editors at Travel + Leisure....

 2021-04-22 14:55 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

April 22: More than 911,000 Iowans fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Iowa Department of Public Health's COVID-19 data shows an increase of 497 people reported to have tested positive for coronavirus from 10:00 a. m. on April 21 to 10:00 a. m. on April 22. The total number of people who have tested positive is now 3...

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