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Debris cleanup begins across Iowa following Monday derecho

Debris cleanup begins across Iowa following Monday derecho

33 minutes ago   |   KCCI

Severe thunderstorms brought heavy rain and winds up to 100 mph in central Iowa Monday, leaving a path of destruction in their wake.
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Derecho impact: Efforts to clear debris, restore power continue Wednesday

Derecho impact: Efforts to clear debris, restore power continue Wednesday

1 hour ago   |   KCCI

Derecho recovery efforts continue Wednesday in many parts of central Iowa after Monday's powerful storm.
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ISU professor's new mask design helps teachers, students communicate

ISU professor's new mask design helps teachers, students communicate

1 hour ago   |   KCCI

An Iowa State University professor's mask design aims at helping students socialize in the classroom during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Officials: Iowa man biking on trail killed when severe storms rolled through

Officials: Iowa man biking on trail killed when severe storms rolled through

1 hour ago   |   KETV

Thomas sustained severe injuries and died at the scene.
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Aid coming to Iowa as companies struggle to restore power

Aid coming to Iowa as companies struggle to restore power

15 hours ago   |   KCCI

Hundreds of thousands of Iowans will be without power Tuesday night due to widespread damage from the derecho that passed through Monday.
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Postal Workers Decry Changes And Cost-Cutting Measures

Postal Workers Decry Changes And Cost-Cutting Measures

16 hours ago   |   NPR

As a result of the new postmaster general's plans to shake up the agency, "mail is beginning to pile up in our offices," says Kimberly Karol, a postal clerk and union leader in...
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'Derecho' storm causes Cargill plant closure, emergency shutdown of nuclear plant in Iowa

17 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The storm caused silo and crop damage and power outages throughout the Midwest.
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Debris pickup: Here's how cities are cleaning following the derecho

Debris pickup: Here's how cities are cleaning following the derecho

19 hours ago   |   KCCI

Cities continue to make arrangements for debris cleanup following the derecho that swept through Iowa on Monday.
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Maps of Nebraska, Iowa show the number of coronavirus cases county-by-county

Maps of Nebraska, Iowa show the number of coronavirus cases county-by-county

20 hours ago   |   KETV

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, we're tracking the number of cases in Nebraska and Iowa.
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Over 1,500 cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois including 20 additional deaths

Over 1,500 cases of COVID-19 reported in Illinois including 20 additional deaths

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

Illinois health officials reported 1,549 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday. An additional 20 deaths were also reported. The Illinois Department of Public is now reporting a...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, the billionaire media magnate whose family company controls CBS and Viacom, and whose career spilled over from boardrooms to gossip sheets, has died. He was... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and...

Microsoft's long awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone costs $1,400 and can be preordered right now

Microsoft's long-awaited Surface Duo foldable smartphone is now available for preorder. Its price starts at $1,400. The Surface Duo has two screens and a 360-degree hinge that... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP nominee

Biden picks Kamala Harris as VP nominee

Joe Biden has selected Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate, elevating a charismatic blue-state senator, former prosecutor and onetime 2020 primary rival who has built a... Read more ...

Kamala Harris' record on business shows she could be tough on Big Tech, and...

Kamala Harris' record on business shows she could be tough on Big Tech, and she's pushed to help Main Street during the pandemic

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that Sen. Kamala Harris would be his vice-presidential running mate. Harris most recently introduced... Read more ...