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Five Flags Suffers Foreign Hack, $300,000 Stolen

Reports from authorities in Dubuque said a foreign hacker stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from a bank account belonging to Dubuque’s Five Flags Center. Around $300,000 was taken through an unauthorized transaction made via MidWestOne Bank sometime from Friday to Monday, according to Dubuque police. Dubuque police are...
DUBUQUE, IA
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Iowa, Illinois In The Top 10 States Struggling The Most In Hiring

Businesses throughout the country have been struggling for a while to find people to hire since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The struggle remains a reality still for many businesses, including here in the Quad Cities. But businesses in certain states are struggling more than others. Iowa and Illinois are actually among the top 10 states struggling the most in hiring.
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Body Found in Cedar River Identified by Waterloo Police

Just over two weeks ago, on Monday, June 13, authorities pulled a lifeless body from the Cedar River. Waterloo Fire Rescue began their search of the river the previous Friday night and Saturday morning after they were notified of a Hispanic man taking his shirt off and entering the river.
WATERLOO, IA

Cameron Diaz Comes Out of Retirement For New Netflix Movie

Cameron Diaz hasn’t had a starring role in a movie since 2014, when she appeared as Miss Hannigan in the modern remake of Annie. After that, Diaz stopped working and in 2018 confirmed she was “semi-retired” from acting, reportedly because she disliked all the travel. Eight years...
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‘Ms. Marvel’: Every Episode 4 Easter Egg

This week’s episode of Ms. Marvel includes a lot of references to the comics series of the same name — and you can read some of them by taking a picture of the QR code that pops up in the background of this episode. To find out where...
TV SERIES

Watch ‘Hocus Pocus 2’s Cast React to the New Trailer

The internet got to react to the trailer for Hocus Pocus 2. Now it’s the stars’ turn. Today, Disney shared a video of the movie’s leading ladies — Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy — watching the Hocus Pocus 2 teaser on a computer. (Spoiler alert: They really liked it.)
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Cedar Rapids Fire Department Saves 500 Lbs of Sausage, Gives to Charity [PHOTOS]

Here's one story that Cedar Rapids firefighters probably thought would never be written about them... A very unique call came into the Cedar Rapids Fire Department Wednesday morning. As is always the case, they responded quickly. This time, they saved hundreds of pounds of sausage that would've otherwise spoiled and in turn helped a local charity that, like the fire department, answers the call for others.
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA

Marvel’s Disney+ Shows Need Longer Seasons

The following article contains minor spoilers for the first four episodes of Ms. Marvel. This week on Ms. Marvel, Kamala Khan visits her relatives in Karachi. She discovers more about the origin of her mysterious powers and the bangle that channels them. She learns the true backstory of the Clandestines, and finally understands why they covet her abilities. She meets another group of enigmatic vigilantes known as the Red Daggers, then escapes from the Clandestines with their help. In the ensuing battle, Kamala apparently gets sent back in time to the era of the partition of India.
TV SERIES

Coffee Coupon Takes Pennsylvania Teens on Iowa Adventure [WATCH]

A 13-hour drive to buy coffee, and the once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a whole bunch of the country. Both were opportunities a Pennsylvania teenager could not pass up!. KIMT reports that Colton Marley was shuffling through his wallet (let this be a lesson to periodically check the contents of yours, because who knows?) when he found a coupon good for a small McCafe drink. It had no expiration date but was, oddly, only good in three McDonald's locations, one of them being Clear Lake, Iowa. With that being the closest among the three, Colton and a few friends decided to set off on the ultimate road trip.
IOWA STATE

American Red Cross Gives Safety Tips Ahead Of 4th Of July Weekend

This weekend many people in the Quad Cities and throughout the country will be celebrating America's 246th birthday. That celebration comes with pool parties, grilling, fireworks, consuming alcohol, boating, and many other fun activities. While we'll be having fun this weekend, the American Red Cross and other agencies want to remind us to stay safe this holiday weekend.
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