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Icy Mississippi slows barges

(KWWL) Several barges are nearly stuck in up to eight inches of ice in the Mississippi River near Dubuque, making it a slow going through the lock and dam.

Rare trophy: A Doe with antlers?

(KARK) A normal day in the woods took an unusual turn for one Arkansas family. Terry Byrd and his 72-year-old mother Maxine were hunting near their Ida home Wednesday when Maxine bagged what appeared to be a trophy buck.

Marysville shooting: Disturbing texts

Search warrant documents reveal what Jaylen Fryberg texted to his friends and family in the days and minutes before the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting. Elisa Hahn reports.

Spaceport in jeopardy?

New Mexico's Spaceport America project is struggling for money and survival in the aftermath of the Virgin Galactic rocket crash. Stuart Dyson reports.

Service dogs stolen

(KSEE) Karen Rolling's three dogs are a necessary tool for survival for both she and her husband Kenny.

Caught on cam: Crash & collapse

(KSHB) A woman allegedly driving a stolen vehicle and being followed by police crashed into a building in downtown Kansas City building on Thursday morning, causing it to partially collapse.

Black Friday spread

(NBC News) it may seem as if the whole world shops on Black Friday, but a new survey by bankrate.com indicates otherwise.

Salvation Army: Digital donating

(WSLS) The Salvation Army is trying a new method of donating this holiday season.

Sanitation tech

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland takes a look at products designed to find and eliminate filth.

Unlikely trio: Cats adopt duck

(KARE) Losing a beloved pet leaves a space that is hard to fill.

Florida State: Searching for answers

(NBC News) A gunman is dead after opening fire inside Florida State University's Strozier Library overnight. The suspect, Myron DeShawn May, was later identified as a lawyer and a graduate of the university.

FSU: Books stop bullet

Florida State University student Jason Derfuss' life was saved when a bullet lodged in a book he was carrying during Wednesday night's shooting. Chris Hush reports.

Priceless photos returned

Florida woman tracks down the family pictured in photos hundreds of photos left behind following an eviction. Brittany Weiner reports.

Orion: Ready for liftoff

The Orion space capsule, eventually expected to take astronauts to Mars, will soon blast off for an unmanned test flight. Ryan Korsgard reports.

Seahawk surprise

(KING) Finding a lost wallet is not a news story, unless Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch finds it and brings it to your house.