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"My scars don't define me": Girl speaks out about recovery after carnival ride

It was her very first carnival ride. A young girl, with bright red hair, was smiling. That ride quickly turned to terror.


Iowa's largest utility is in the midst of a $3.6 billion investment in wind power and intends to keep spending on the towers.



A federal judge has ruled a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Corrections alleging inadequate health care in prisons may cover all inmates with serious medical needs in every state facility.


The calls to the crisis lines have a familiar beginning: "I'm not sure this is rape, but …"


Protest takes on Trump's climate policies in DC march


NSA to stop collecting some internet communications


Officer gaining praise for random act of kindness


Apparent car theft caught on camera in Moline


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President Trump marks 100th day in office


QC Police warn of rising car thefts as a victim shares her story


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Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series


DeWitt accepts prescription drugs year round


Honoring the sacrifices of military children


Head of Chicago airport security fired; no reason given


Illinois farmer attracts national attention for her impact on industry


Another baby turned over under Iowa safe haven law


QCA athletes thrive at Drake Relays


Last chance to vote for Arconic eaglets' names


Funding uncertainty causes Iowa DNR to issue hiring freeze


Iowa man who broke baby daughter's bones gets probation


Clinton seniors dispose of 75 pounds of unwanted medications


Milan manufacturing plant making a move to Eldridge


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