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Baby receives first look at life after cornea transplant

A child born with a rare condition making him blind is getting his first look at life after a cornea transplant.

Sexual abuse case found during cat torture investigation

Nathan Schloss has pleaded not guilty.

Police: Woman cashed in $3,900 in counterfeit payroll checks

The woman drove from Des Moines to northern Iowa to cash the checks.

Iowa NBA player to lead Fourth of July parade

Are you going to the parade?

New auto recall: Software prevents drivers from turning car off

This recall was just announced on Thursday.

911 caller reports active shooter, but it was a hoax, police say

A surprised woman answered the door when police arrived.

Fireworks displays in Iowa list for 2015

See towns, dates and times for fireworks displays across Iowa.

New resident gets 10 of 11 speed camera tickets dismissed

The man found a pile of tickets in his mailbox.

Rescue workers remember deadly fireworks explosion in car

Today, a memorial marks the spot where the explosion happened.

Churches discuss how same-sex marriage ruling impacts them

Thursday, the Episcopal Church announced it will permit weddings for same-sex couple.

Branstad takes action on 14 bills, vetoes $56M in school funding

The announcement came late Thursday afternoon.

Gray's Lake Park to reopen Friday thanks to volunteer help

The goal was to get the popular walking and running path back open for the holiday weekend.

More 'drugged' drivers hitting Iowa roads, officials say

Authorities said the problem is not just with illegal drugs.

Teen reports sexual abuse on airplane after landing in DM

Police were called to the Des Moines Airport on Wednesday night.

Major Ames road cut to just 2 lanes for 8-10 weeks

The work is scheduled to start next Monday.

Trainer talks baseball player's collapse, family provides update

Matt Shaver, 18, remains in a coma at a metro hospital.

Boil advisory lifted for Garden Grove

The advisory went into effect on Tuesday.

Preview of tonight's Yankee Doodle Pops

This is the 22nd year for the big event.

Whole Foods CEO: 'Straight up, we made some mistakes'

The apology was made in a YouTube video.

Do you recognize this man?

Police are asking for your help with this case ...

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!