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The Clinton County Sheriff's Office says a man accused of killing his parents died in jail over the weekend. Early Sunday morning, a guard found 18-year-old Gavin Glasz hanging by a bed sheet tied to cell bars. And paramedics were not able to revive him. 

Sheriff Rick Lincoln says jail employees found a note written by Glasz, and he doesn't suspect any foul play. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and sheriff's office will investigate the apparent suicide.

NASA’s projection of the August 21 solar eclipse.
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A total solar eclipse will be visible across the U.S. on Monday, August 21. 

Shannon Schmoll, director of the Abrams Planetarium at Michigan State University, explains why and how it happens, and what we can learn from an eclipse.

News headlines for the morning of August 14, 2017

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Quad Citians gathered on the Centennial Bridge Sunday night to show solidarity with counter-protestors of a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend.

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News headlines for the morning of August 11, 2017

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Two local groups are inviting nature lovers, history buffs, and others to the first "Hennepin Hoopla." It'll be held tomorrow at three locks on the Hennepin Canal in Milan.

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A private school in Bettendorf can now enroll "boarding" students once again. Friday Rivermont Collegiate held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renovation of the Carriage House into co-ed living space for up to 16 students, with two faculty apartments and a commons area and classroom.

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