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Chrysler recalls 350K vehicles over ignition switches

Models including the Dodge Charger and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are affected.

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Slot machine saves gambler from jail

A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stepping down after contentious term

Holder, 63, was the nation's first black attorney general and has made civil rights a cornerstone of his time in office.

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SMU Water Treatment Project Set to Begin

Work is slated to start in a couple of weeks...

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WATCH: Kevin Durant plays ‘NBA 2K15′ as LeBron James

He might be on the cover of "NBA 2K15," but the Oklahoma City Thunder star plays the video game as LeBron James.

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School Bus Assault

A Storm Lake student is charged with assault after an incident on a school bus...

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The best Apple #Bendgate tweets

There are no holds barred in Apple's bendable iPhone 6 blunder.

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Apple asks users to reinstall iOS 8 after update glitches

Many iPhone 6 users complained about a drop in cell service and problems with apps.

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DuPont Pioneer Grain Bin Rescue Grants

Amanda Rinehart of DuPont Pioneer tells how Iowa volunteer fire depts can apply for grants to purchase grain bin rescue equipment.

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9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

The FDNY says three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.

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Beatles’ ‘Ed Sullivan’ backdrop up for auction

Part of the set from the Beatles' iconic U.S. TV debut is expected to sell for more than a half million.

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Rosamund Pike used dialogue coach for ‘Gone Girl’ role

The star, who plays Ben Affleck's missing wife in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's thriller, had help perfecting her American accent.

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Groundbreaking set for new Detroit hockey arena

Construction on a new 18,000-seat hockey arena and 45-block entertainment complex is set to start in Detroit.

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Teen calls police to break up his own party

A Washington state teen who threw a rowdy party rife with underage drinking and drug use called police to intervene after fights broke out.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 25.

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Former NFL player sentenced in mortgage fraud case

Jimmy HItchcock was sentenced in North Carolina to almost four years in prison for being the ringleader of a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

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GM makes first offers to victims, claims continue

The fund will compensate for deaths or injuries linked to General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches.

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Marvel Comics get academic treatment at Baltimore college

The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it.

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Streisand makes history with 6 decades of No. 1 albums

Barbra Streisand made music history as her latest release "Partners" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

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Poll: NFL sponsors should sever ties over scandals

More than half of Americans say brands should drop sponsorship deals with the NFL over its handling of players accused of domestic violence.

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Fatal Crash Victims Identified

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17-year-old Caleb Smith of Sioux Rapids and 16-year-old Lexi Rydstrom were pronounced dead on scene...

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Storm Lake Fatal Accident

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2 people are dead and 4 injured in a head on collision...

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Iowa Supreme Court Coming to Storm Lake.

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Oral arguments will be heard on the Buena Vista University campus on Wednesday, October 15th...

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All-Star Communities Recognized

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Spencer, Storm Lake and Orange City have been recognized as All-Star Communities by the Iowa League of Cities...

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Great IA Treasure Hunt Claims At CCF

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Over $172,000 was claimed at the Clay County Fair this year through the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt...