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Winter storm watch issued, 5-9 inches possible

Here's the latest update on snow timing and totals.

Students protest to get more info on planned merger

Dozens of students rallied on Friday morning.

3 metro school districts top list for explosive growth

The new numbers were released on Friday.

Hearing over Dahl's bankruptcy happening today

Kum & Go and Hy-Vee made bids for some of Dahl's properties.

Semi driver loses control trying to pull loose tooth

He had the proof in his shirt pocket, a crash report shows.

Iowan dies in snowmobile crash with tree in Michigan

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

Romney announces decision about another presidential run

The announcement was just made Friday morning.

Police plan Super Bowl traffic safety crackdown

Here's where extra officers are planning patrols ...

Traffic crackdown underway this morning, here's where

The effort will focus on seat belt enforcement and speeding.

Fire chief resigns after volunteers dismissed

The fire chief resigned following the dismissal of the town's volunteer firefighters.

Exclusive: See how MUSL picks Hot Lotto winning numbers

Many questions were raised after Eddie Tipton, the former security director for the Multi-State Lottery, bought a winning $14 million Hot Lotto Ticket in 2010.

Authorities believe truckers hold key to stopping sex trafficking

Officials said sex trafficking is a huge problem in Iowa, and they want truck drivers to watch out for victims.

Special Report: Students fill app with nudity, sex and booze

A growing Snapchat app filled with nudity, sex and booze is entertaining thousands and frustrating Iowa State University.

Highly contagious, easily catchable disease making comeback

Cases have been reported in states neighboring Iowa.

When people in driveway started to run someone fired shots

The case remains under investigation.

Lawmakers agreed on the problem, will they agree on this solution?

An increase in taxes on gas may happen this year, lawmakers say.

Nationwide moving 175 jobs out of Des Moines

The move can help streamline mortgage services and improve customer service, the company says.

Minister who performed same-sex marriage learns his fate

New information about a story KCCI first told you about last November.

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