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Sioux City teachers use cutouts to connect with students

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Second-grader Sophie Gonzalez hasn't attended classes at Liberty Elementary School for nine weeks, but she still has her teacher with her often when reading or doing math ... More Info...

Man scheduled for trial in death of Sioux City homeowner

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A 45-year-old Carroll man is scheduled to go on trial for murder in the death of a Sioux City man whose home he was reportedly trying to burglarize. Gary Dains ... More Info...

Overcoming adversity: Program helps Sioux City teen transition out of foster car

At age 2, Shayanne Victoria walked through the doors of the Crittenton Center's emergency shelter for the first time, after being left by her mother. She later lived in several ... More Info...

Sioux City shelter has little barking, meowing this spring

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A roughly 13-year-old black-and-white spotted Labrador and Blue Heeler mix called "Broadway" was one of only three dogs available for adoption at the Siouxland Humane Society ... More Info...

Sioux City Pride Festival postponed

Siouxland Pride Alliance says it will continue to monitor conditions and will work with public officials to determine the safest time to celebrate. More Info...

Sioux City's U.S. Presidential Scholar tries to stay upbeat amid pandemic upheav

Bishop Heelan's Liz Meyer couldn't have imagined ending high school without a senior prom nor a definitive date for a graduation ceremonies. But, she said: "We all experience challenges in ... More Info...

Steve King faces stiff primary fight in Iowa Republican primary Tuesday

After nearly 18 years representing a heavily Republican district, Rep. Steve King is fighting to hold off a well-financed fellow GOP challenger in Tuesday’s primary that’s shaping up as a ... More Info...

Second fire at Feed Energy’s Sioux City plant

CDT Friday, May 29, there was a fire at Feed Energy’s processing plant in Sioux City, Iowa. The fire was in the same area as a fire that occurred May 1. As with the fire at the beginning of the month, ... More Info...

Sioux City bar owner says “It’s time” concerning re-opening

The shutdown has proved to be a difficult time for neighborhood bars, their employees, and the customers they serve. More Info...

89 Employees At Perdue Farms Plants In Sioux Center & Sioux City Have Had COVID-

Sioux Center, Iowa -- State officials have confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks at Perdue Farms pork processing facilities here in northwest Iowa. A company spokesperson says the testing was conducted on May ... More Info...

BNSF railroad to clean up lead waste at Sioux City property

Federal officials say BNSF railroad has agreed to clean up 2 million pounds of broken glass from televisions and computer monitors that contains lead at a property it bought in Sioux City, Iowa, ... More Info...



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'I can't breathe' protests heat up as curfews imposed in several U.S. cities

Civil unrest flared and curfews were imposed in several major U.S. cities on Saturday as demonstrators took to the streets to vent outrage at the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white Minneapolis policeman knelt on his neck.

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Defending lockdown easing, UK foreign minister says it's the 'right step'

British foreign minister Dominic Raab defended on Sunday the government's "careful" loosening of the coronavirus lockdown, saying it was the "right step to be taking at this moment in time".

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Reuters cameraman hit by rubber bullets as police disperse protesters

Two members of a Reuters TV crew were hit by rubber bullets and injured in Minneapolis on Saturday night when police moved into an area occupied by about 500 protesters in the southwest of the city shortly after the 8 p.m. curfew.

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FBI's top lawyer resigns as agency faces pressure from Trump

The FBI said on Saturday that its top lawyer, Dana Boente, had announced his resignation as the agency faces scrutiny over its investigations of former staffers and supporters of President Donald Trump.

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Exclusive: Zoom plans to roll out strong encryption for paying customers

Video conferencing provider Zoom plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of its free consumer accounts, a company official said on Friday.

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China media, Hong Kong government bristle at Trump's pledge of curbs, sanctions

China's state media and the government of Hong Kong lashed out on Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to end Hong Kong's special status if Beijing imposes new national security laws on the city, which is bracing for fresh protests.

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Britain will not 'look away' from Hong Kong responsibilities, says Raab

Britain will not look away from is responsibilities to Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, repeating London's offer of extended visa rights in response to China's push to impose a new law in the former British colony.

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Trump says military could respond quickly to Minneapolis unrest

U.S. President Donald Trump said the military could deploy troops to Minneapolis "very quickly" to respond to violent protests in the aftermath of a police killing of an unarmed black man.

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Russia says coronavirus infections pass 400,000

Russia on Sunday reported 9,268 new cases of the novel coronavirus, raising the national tally to 405,843.

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NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.

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'I can't breathe' protests heat up as curfews imposed in several U.S. cities

Civil unrest flared and curfews were imposed in several major U.S. cities on Saturday as demonstrators took to the streets to vent outrage at the death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white Minneapolis policeman knelt on his neck.

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Reuters cameraman hit by rubber bullets as police disperse protesters

Two members of a Reuters TV crew were hit by rubber bullets and injured in Minneapolis on Saturday night when police moved into an area occupied by about 500 protesters in the southwest of the city shortly after the 8 p.m. curfew.

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FBI's top lawyer resigns as agency faces pressure from Trump

The FBI said on Saturday that its top lawyer, Dana Boente, had announced his resignation as the agency faces scrutiny over its investigations of former staffers and supporters of President Donald Trump.

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Trump says military could respond quickly to Minneapolis unrest

U.S. President Donald Trump said the military could deploy troops to Minneapolis "very quickly" to respond to violent protests in the aftermath of a police killing of an unarmed black man.

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NASA resumes human spaceflight from U.S. soil with historic SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.

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Biden staff donate to group that pays bail in riot-torn Minneapolis

Campaign staff for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden are advertising their donations to a group that pays bail fees in Minneapolis after the city's police jailed people protesting the killing of a black man by a white police officer.

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As Minneapolis rioters set buildings ablaze, grocer pleads to save his stores

At a little past midnight on Saturday as smoke billowed and flames rose from the tops of a nearby bank and a post office building, Minneapolis grocery store owner Mohammad Abdi knew he had a critical business decision to make.

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U.S. military units put on four-hour standby amid Minnesota unrest

In an extraordinary move, the Pentagon on Saturday said it put military units on a four-hour recall status to be ready if requested by Minnesota's governor amid civil unrest following the killing of a black man by a white Minneapolis police officer.

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Drugs standards group nixes plan to kick pharma's crab blood habit

Horseshoe crabs' icy-blue blood will remain the drug industry's standard for safety tests after a powerful U.S. group ditched a plan to give equal status to a synthetic substitute pushed by Swiss biotech Lonza and animal welfare groups.

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U.S. college towns on edge as coronavirus threatens football season

In 2019, Dante Lucchesi and his Champs Sports Grill in State College, Pennsylvania, were on a roll.

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