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39 min ago | KAAL-TV Austin

Iowa Officials: Escaped Prisoner Found Under Porch

Authorities say an escaped prisoner captured in central Iowa was found under a house porch.

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4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Branstad priorities not OK'd as adjournment nears

As the end of the legislative session draws near, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing lawmakers to keep some of his priorities in mind.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Pension, Tax, Personal Finance, Council Bluffs, IA

8 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Weekend feature: Iowa Supreme Court holds historic hearings in Toledo

Court was in session Wednesday night, April 9, at the Wieting Theatre in Toledo.

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Related Topix: Toledo, IA, Tama County, IA

13 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

U.S. Senate candidate says he'll stay and work in Iowa

SIOUX CITY, Iowa It's a crowded field of candidates in the race for the republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, Sioux City, IA, Salix, IA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Ruling: Court OK needed for disabled son's vasectomy

An Iowa mother appointed as the guardian of her intellectually disabled son should not have arranged a vasectomy for him without prior court approval, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Related Topix: Activism, Folk, The Kennedys, West Des Moines, IA, ACLU

SFGate

Iowa cases against felons for voting to proceed

An Iowa prosecutor said she will pursue pending cases against convicted felons accused of voting illegally in 2012 despite a new Iowa Supreme Court ruling that makes it unclear whether they lost their voting rights in the first place.

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Related Topix: Black Hawk County, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Eric Holder

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines girls named captains for Iowa Ladies Football Academy

Toby and Jim Riddle of Des Moines experienced that when their oldest daughter, Megan, now 12, was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at 13 months old.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

KCRG

New Outdoor Field at UI to Open this Year

A new outdoor field for the University of Iowa's marching band and other programs is scheduled to open this year.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Iowa Sex Offender Gets 18 Years For Child Porn

An Iowa man twice convicted of child sex offenses have been given 18 years in prison for possessing child pornography.

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Tama News-Herald

Protecting the wages of Iowa workers

As companies work to modernize their operations, many turn to outside services to handle their payroll and human resources functions.

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Tama News-Herald

Marshalltown named Iowa Great Place

DES MOINES The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced it has approved an Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board recommendation to award $613,500 for projects in three new Iowa Great Places Clear Lake's Surf District, Madison County and Marshalltown and the Danish Village "We're very excited the Iowa Great Places program is being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Marshalltown, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Marshall County, IA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go home

Lawmakers are responding to dozens of families who have legally adopted children that are stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Group funds work on N. Iowa grandstand

A grant of more than $190,000 will pay for a makeover of a northern Iowa grandstand that dates to the 1930s.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Iowa Commission Rejects Cedar Rapids Casino

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino, saying it would hurt existing casinos.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Ron Paul

National Public Radio

Iowa Senate Race Suddenly More Competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Ron Paul

BroadwayWorld.com

Iowa's Own Pianist Jim McDonough and His Orchestra to Appear in 2014 Spring Tour on 4/26

Spring is in the air, as are the sounds of a nationally-acclaimed Iowa pianist in concert halls across the state.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Coralville, IA, Elkader, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Dubuque, IA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa board boss cites pressure from administration

The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Iowa insurance agency probed for overbilling

The Iowa Insurance Division is investigating an insurance agency that's accused of overbilling thousands of government employees for health care coverage.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

Tama News-Herald

Iowa Juvenile Home bill fails; Fisher, Smith trade barbs

Reopening of the Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School in Toledo ended up not being part of an Iowa House Human Services appropriations bill sent to the Senate last week.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Toledo, IA, US News

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