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in National, World

Obama still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forces

The President is meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who opposes providing Ukraine with weapons to fight separatists.

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in Music

Beck targeted by hackers after Grammy win

Cyber pranksters hijacked his Wikipedia page and accused him of stealing the coveted Album of the Year trophy from Beyoncé.

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in Sports

David Beckham launches ‘7’ fund for kids

The soccer legend wants to change the lives of millions of children.

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in Weird

A horse falls into a bathtub …

Firefighters in California had an interesting day on the job.

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in National

U.S. gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon

The average price of a gallon of gas jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.20.

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in Lifestyle

Your car may not be so ‘smart’

A report says automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to protect against hackers.

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in Sports

Michael Sam applies for first-ever NFL veteran combine

The NFL will hold a combine for players with league experience on March 22.

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in Entertainment

Brian Williams off the air, cancels Letterman appearance

NBC has launched an internal probe over Williams' statements that he was aboard a helicopter that was brought down by enemy fire during the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

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in National

Schools turn to new programs to warn of drug risks

The programs focus on the science of addiction instead of scare tactics widely used in the "Just Say No" campaign of the 80s.

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in National

What’s happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

Spending for the Homeland Security Department hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration.

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in National

New England, New York ready for another big storm

Snow is falling yet again, threatening to bring up to 2 feet to some areas.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Feb. 9

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Feb. 9.

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in Lifestyle

Powerball jackpot tops $450 million

The jackpot is one of the biggest in the lottery's history.

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in Sports

Clippers’ Griffin set for surgery, out indefinitely

Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin will undergo surgery for a staph infection on his right elbow.

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in Entertainment

Paparazzi not responsible for deadly crash involving Bruce Jenner

Photographers were not responsible for a deadly four-car crash involving reality TV star Bruce Jenner.

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in National

Unusually large Republican 2016 field sparks ‘staff primary’

With more than a dozen Republicans thinking about running for president in 2016, it's a good time to be an experienced campaign hand.

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in Viral Videos

Fallon and Fresh Prince record ‘It takes two’

Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith channel the 80s hit by Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Kristen Wiig channels Sia for ‘Chandelier’

The "SNL" star reprised her role playing the girl from the "Chandelier" hitmaker's music video.

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in Weird

‘Hot mugshot guy’ has a new address … jail

Jeremy Meeks, the man whose mugshot became a sensation for his male-model good looks, will spend two years in prison.

Local Headlines

in Local

Gun Permits

Gun In Hand

A bill that would change state law and keep confidential the identities of those who own permits to carry firearms...

in Local

Storm Lake Drug and Car Chase Arrest

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A Storm Lake man is arrested on numerous charges after a high speed chase and crash...

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Storm Lake Traffic Stop

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A Storm Lake woman is arrested after a traffic stop...

in Local

Spencer Hospital Surgical Robot

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The Spencer Hospital is approved for a new surgical device...

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Child Psychiatric Center

Jackson Recovery Center

A new facility offering psychiatric care and substance abuse treatment to children and teens in northwest Iowa...