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This Is What Happens to an Adult When You Leave Him in a Hot Car [VIDEO]

There have been far too many stories in the news this summer about parents leaving their kids in the car while they go in and shop. This is not okay! We all know that a quick trip in the store can end up being much more than that.

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Lean Finely Textured Beef Sales Begin Rebound

Remember the craze surrounding Finely Textured Beef?  It caused the shut down of IBP and numerous jobs were lost.  Looks like things are getting better for the product.

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Split Rock Park Without Water Until Further Notice

With the camping season beginning, the Chickasaw County Conservation Board wants to make you aware that due to problems with the water supply, Split Rock Park, near Fredericksburg, will be without water until continuous chlorination can be installed

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Photo By: Steve Frost - ThinkStock
Photo By: Steve Frost - ThinkStock
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Fire Station Closing In Waterloo

If a fire breaks out in Waterloo this summer, it may take longer than normal for firefighters to respond to the emergency. Budget cuts are forcing the temporary closure of a fire station that serves the city's southwest side.

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Photo By: Steve Frost - ThinkStock
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Wolf Killed In Buchanan County

Wolves are returning to Iowa nearly a century after they were last known to roam the state.

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms a wolf -- mistaken for a coyote -- was shot and killed by a hunter in Buchanan County in February.

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Cedar Falls Police Investigating Robbery

Cedar Falls police are searching for a suspect in a late-night robbery that occurred outside a local business. Around 11 p.m. Monday (April 28, 2014), officers were called to the parking lot of Goodwill Industries on University Avenue.

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Courtesy of: Steve Frost - ThinkStock
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Casino Vote Impacts Waterloo

No matter how state gambling regulators voted on Thursday (April 17, 2014), the decision on whether to license a proposed casino in Cedar Rapids was going to impact Waterloo and other Cedar Valley communities. The outcome was nearly unanimous.

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Photo By: David Lentz - Getty Images
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Black Hawk County Accident Under Investigation

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a one-vehicle, personal injury accident in rural Black Hawk County.

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4 Dead, 16 Injured in Fort Hood Shooting

Four people, including the gunman, were killed and 16 others injured in a shooting at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas Wednesday evening.  Fort Hood officials said the gunman was a soldier who had been receiving mental health treatment and that he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Courtesy: Steve Frost - ThinkStock
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Phone Service Interuption Impacting Oelwein, Calmar 911 Calls

Technicians are working to restore phone service to Oelwein, Calmar and surrounding areas.

A CenturyLink spokeswoman says the network outage is currently impacting 911 services in both communities and some long-distance calls are getting a busy signal. Cell phone service is working and people in Calmar are encouraged to use their cell phones to dial 911 while those in Oelwein should dial 319-283-4311 to reach the police department.

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