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DescriptionLivestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from WQAD News 8 in a fast, high-performance app.
Watch and read stories at the same time -- the video plays as you scroll. Be the first to know with breaking news alerts, and find out what's happening in your area with News Near Me.
Never miss WQAD News 8 - you can livestream our newscasts right from your phone or tablet. Save stories to read later, and share easily to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.
Get a head start on your day with WQAD News 8 traffic and weather maps. Enter our latest contests and promotions right from your phone, and catch up on all your favorite segments from WQAD News 8.
What's New in Version 5.1.0We’ve heard your feedback and are happy to release a new version of the app that brings back landscape mode for iPad users along with many other new features and bug fixes.
-Tilt your iPad in any direction you’d like and the app will work.
-You can now watch the video forecast via a link on the weather page and tap into a more extensive collection of maps and weather images.
-Sign up for push alerts based on the topics that interest you
-Push notifications now reliably open directly to stories (when applicable)
-The main menu is now swipeable - making for fast and easy access to content in the app.
-Resolved a bug that made the interactive radar not load full-screen on the iPad.
-Many other bug fixes you won’t see, but that make the app work better and faster.