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President Trump postpones planned June 1 trip to Iowa

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President Trump postpones planned June 1 trip to Iowa

- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump's planned visit next month to Iowa has been postponed. Trump had been scheduled to visit Cedar Rapids — his first trip to Iowa as president of the United States — for a rally at the DoubleTree By Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids on June 1. A press release sent Saturday said the trip has been postponed "due to an unforeseen change in President Trump's schedule

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A Suit Of Armor To Fight Leukemia

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A Suit Of Armor To Fight Leukemia

- IOWA -- Fashion is a form of art, and for some it's their body armor. "We just wanted people to notice the outfit," said Bailey Cupples. People noticed it, alright. "So, I wore hospital socks. I had a skirt made of infusion bags. My top was an ACE bandage and then my necklace and earrings were blood capsule things." Bailey put the outfit together for a Trashion Show--a fashion show consisting of costumes made entirely of trash and recyclable materials

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New Dementia Drug May Help Prevent Disease

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New Dementia Drug May Help Prevent Disease

- UNITED STATES -- As important as it is to cure dementia-related diseases, the next best thing may be stopping it before it even shows up. NBC's Marco Villarreal learned how dementia could be less of a threat for future generations. Nancy and Ronald Sweet have not walked, but instead danced down the road of life for 17 years. Ballroom dancing has kept their hearts beating at the same pace

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Two-Car Crash Sends At least One to Hospital

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Two-Car Crash Sends At least One to Hospital

- DES MOINES, Iowa -- An accident caused a major backup during the evening commute on Friday. Two cars crashed into each other on Interstate 235 in the eastbound lanes. Several drivers decide to use the shoulder and go the wrong way on a ramp to get around it. The accident near the pedestrian bridge between 42nd Street and Polk Boulevard left a black SUV on its roof

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Fundraiser in Honor of Fire Victim Henry Being Held on Sunday

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Fundraiser in Honor of Fire Victim Henry Being Held on Sunday

- DES MOINES, Iowa — Authorities have yet to identify the people killed in the Eddy Apartment Building fire on Thursday, but neighbors say they know the identity of one victim. Employees at businesses surrounding the apartment complex say a man named Henry died in the fire. He was a familiar face at O’Donnell Ace Hardware and other stores around the community, and on Sunday residents want to gather in his honor

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Fire Destroys Des Moines Trailer on Friday Night

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Fire Destroys Des Moines Trailer on Friday Night

- DES MOINES, Iowa -- Fire crews are responding to a trailer fire on the south side of Des Moines. The trailer was completely destroyed after it caught fire on Friday night at 2525 County Line Road. One woman--Joyce Kimzy--was inside the trailer at the time of the fire, and said she heard a pop before the flames were all around her

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Russia Investigation, Trump Tweets Don’t Faze Governor As He Embraces New Role

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Russia Investigation, Trump Tweets Don’t Faze Governor As He Embraces New Role

- DES MOINES, Iowa -- A special counsel and members of Congress investigate any potential inappropriate contact between Russian officials and members of Donald Trump's campaign. The President also has a way of igniting controversy with a few taps of his fingers on his smart phone. Neither seems to bring worry from Trump's incoming Ambassador to China Terry Branstad. About that Russia investigation, Branstad said Tuesday, "I'm not going to comment on that

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Iowa’s New Governor Ends Months of Drama with Complicated Solution to Lt. Governor Vacancy

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Iowa’s New Governor Ends Months of Drama with Complicated Solution to Lt. Governor Vacancy

- DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds ended months of speculation Thursday by naming a replacement for her old position. Although, it's complicated. As Channel 13 first reported Wednesday night, Reynolds selected State Public Defender Adam Gregg, of Johnston, to join her administration. "I saw a leader, someone who would articulate his positions and his vision," Reynolds said of her choice, "someone with fresh visions and someone that connected with Iowans

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Governor Kim Reynolds Delivers Her Swearing in Address

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Governor Kim Reynolds Delivers Her Swearing in Address

- DES MOINES, Iowa -- Kim Reynolds is now the first woman to serve as Governor of Iowa. On Wednesday morning she re-introduced herself to Iowans as she took the oath of office to become the 43rd governor of Iowa. Here is her address to Iowans: "Mr. Ambassador and Mrs. Branstad, Mr. Chief Justice, justices and judges, Majority Leader Dix, Speaker Upmeyer, legislative leaders, legislators, elected officials, family, friends and fellow Iowans

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No ‘First Dude’ Title for New Governor’s Husband

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No ‘First Dude’ Title for New Governor’s Husband

- DES MOINES, Iowa–Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds may call her husband Kevin, “First Dude,” but officially he will go by another title, the governor said Thursday. It will be “First Spouse,” Reynolds said, citing a previous conversation with former Governor Terry Branstad’s spouse, Chris. Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, the 2008 nominee for vice president, called her husband Todd her “First Dude

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Republican Candidate Charged After Allegedly ‘body-slamming’ Reporter in Montana

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Republican Candidate Charged After Allegedly ‘body-slamming’ Reporter in Montana

- BOZEMAN, Mont. – Until now, Greg Gianforte, a candidate in Thursday’s special congressional election in Montana, was known as a multimillionaire tech entrepreneur who once ran for governor. But the Republican redefined himself Wednesday when he was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly body slamming a reporter just hours before the polls open. Gianforte, whose campaign has enjoyed strong support from President Donald Trump, is making a bid for Montana’s lone seat in Congress, which was vacated when Republican Ryan Zinke became Trump’s interior secretary

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Trump leaves G-7 summit amid climate change, trade disputes

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Trump leaves G-7 summit amid climate change, trade disputes

- The leaders of the Group of Seven nations signed a declaration to fight terrorism and extremism. Italy's Prime Minister Gentiloni says it's strong message of friendship and solidarity with Britain after the deadly Manchester attack. (May 26) TAORMINA, Italy — Wrapping up his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, President Trump left the G-7 summit Saturday amid ongoing international deadlocks over trade, climate change and the fate of a global treaty on restricting heat-trapping carbon emissions

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Mother, daughter graduate college together after long journey

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Mother, daughter graduate college together after long journey

- AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Alecia and Imani Reed are not the typical mother-daughter duo. Not only are they best friends, they're also classmates. "It's different. It's like she's my big sister more than a mom" said Imani Reed. The two graduated together this semester from Georgia Military College in Augusta, Georgia; the first mother-daughter duo to do so. Alecia is a military vet who sacrificed school to fight for our country

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Shooting victim released from hospital, booked into jail

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Shooting victim released from hospital, booked into jail

- DES MOINES, Iowa — A shooting victim released from the hospital this week has been arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail. Online records show 28-year-old Tethloach Tut Jock, of Des Moines, was booked into the jail Saturday morning and faces multiple charges, including trafficking in stolen weapons, carrying weapons and open container. Police say Jock took himself to the hospital early Sunday

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Fareway Centsable Health: Flank Steak Pinwheels

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Fareway Centsable Health: Flank Steak Pinwheels

- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Asparagus Flank Steak Pinwheel. Makes 6 – 8 servings (1 pinwheel each)Total time: 1 hour. Ingredients. 1 1/2 pound flank steak. 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced. 1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese. 1 bunch baby asparagus, ends trimmed 2 clove garlic, minced 1 dash salt. 1 dash pepper. Directions. . To butterfly flank steak: Ask a Fareway Meat Expert to butterfly the steak along the grain OR start with the meat grain running up and down in front of you

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Memorial Day graveside decor has time limit

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Memorial Day graveside decor has time limit

- IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Operators of an Iowa City cemetery say limits on grave decorations will be lifted for Memorial Day -- but only temporarily. The staff at Oakland Cemetery says wreaths and decorations of all kinds may be left at gravesites, with no restrictions on the types of containers or materials used. However, friends and family members wanting to keep their gravesite decorations after the Memorial Day observance should remove them no later than June 5

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  • Maryland baseball splits doubleheader to stay alive in the Big Ten Tournament
    Maryland baseball splits doubleheader to stay alive in the Big Ten Tournament

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    After losing a see-saw battle against Iowa on Thursday afternoon, Maryland baseball outlasted Purdue in the evening to stay alive in the Big Ten Tournament. The Terps are one loss away from being eliminated from tournament play, but a clutch double by Kevin Smith in the second game kept them in it for the time being. Game 1: Iowa 9, Maryland 8 Both teams’ starters were hit hard, and the expected pitchers’ duel between Brian Shaffer and Nick Gallagher never materialized

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  • Iowa nonprofit provides free flights for medical treatment
    Iowa nonprofit provides free flights for medical treatment

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    HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — Doug and Robyn Pralle of Hampton have started a nonprofit to provide free flights for those who need to travel a long distance to receive medical treatment. Compassion Flights officially took off in January, the Globe Gazette (http://bit.ly/2qMgY9W ) reported. When Doug was younger, his father was diagnosed with cancer and received treatment in Chicago. "There were people who did nice stuff for us," he said

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  • Gas prices steady as summer travel begins
    Gas prices steady as summer travel begins

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    SIOUX CITY | This weekend, travelers will turn their keys, ignite their engines and take off on their first auto adventures of the summer, hauling campers, visiting family and sightseeing. As Memorial Day, the traditional start of the summer travel season, draws near, gasoline prices in Sioux City remain largely stable, as they have for the past year. In Sioux City on Tuesday, self-serve regular unleaded gas prices jumped slightly from about $2

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