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  • Davenport Polar Plunge has most successful year yet

    Roughly 100 people took part in the Polar Plunge for the Special Olympics.

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    Dodgeball tournament brings support to North Liberty child battling cancer

    A dodgeball tournament was held to benefit a North Liberty child who was recently diagnosed with cancer.

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    Hillary Clinton coming to Iowa for Bruce Braley campaign event

    Hillary Clinton will be heading to Iowa to join Bruce Braley at a campaign event. The former First Lady was scheduled to be in Cedar Rapids and Davenport Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to attend the Braley for Iowa Grassroots Event. According to a spokesperson from Braley for Iowa, the two will be talking about the importance of voting and will be speaking on Braley’s plan for Iowa. Clinton and Braley will be at IBEW Local 405 Hall in Cedar Rapids […]

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    Viral Video: Shoppers make quick decisions as floor begins to disappear

    The North Face showed that the brand stands by its slogan, “Never Stop Exploring,” when they turned a simple shopping trip into a challenging adventure. Some customers are shown browsing  a store, when suddenly the floor begins to slide right out from under them. Their only option, other than fall, is to cling to a climbing wall. With confusion running wild, a coat was lowered from the ceiling and then customers were given 30 seconds to get the coat. The […]

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    Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined?

    When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home? Three weeks off, some say -- whether they like it or not.

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    Photos: Boo at the Zoo 2014 Day 1

    Pumpkins, Minions, superheroes and crayons of all kinds showed up for some trick-or-treating at Niabi Zoo’s Boo at the Zoo Saturday, October 25, 2014. Did you take some photos of your own? Share them here!

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    Driver hospitalized after collision with semi

    A driver was hospitalized after colliding with a semi in rural Walcott.

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    Gunman at Washington state school targeted his cousins, relative says

    When a gunman opened fire at students in a school cafeteria in Washington state on Friday, he was not shooting at random targets, his relative said.

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    Runners get sunshine and hot chocolate at annual race

    It was a beautiful day for the annual Lagomarcino Cocoa Beano 5k, runners may not have even needed the hot chocolate at the end. More than 2,300 racers gathered in the Village of East Davenport for the race Saturday, October 25. The event included a 5k, a kids’ fun run, and some hot chocolate at the end. Click here for race results. Participants also got a “White Chocolate” fleece jacket.

  • Ebola medical treatment image from MGN

    Ebola outbreak: Millions of doses of vaccines planned by 2015

    As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.

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    Washington state school shooting: ‘Run, get out of here’

    Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state's Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it -- a loud bang.

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    Crash backs up traffic near Coralville on I-80

    A crash on I-80 westbound has closed the roadway near Coralville, Iowa. According to the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT), a portion of I-80 westbound was closed because of a crash Friday evening, October 24. An alert on IDOT’s website around 8 p.m. said the crash was near Coralville, Iowa at Exit 244, Dubuque Street. A detour was set up for drivers. A News 8 viewer said around 8:40 p.m. traffic on I-80 was backed up about three miles. Get […]

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