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46 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxland students get ready to take part in their first election

U.S. Congressman Steve King has served western Iowa for more than a decade in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Orange City, IA, Inwood, IA, Sioux City, IA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Angelo's sold again, Mixology finals tomorrow, and Iowan Craft Beer Hall planned

Mark Nicola started Angelo's Pizza in 2005. Last year, Nicola closed all but his 1310 Grand Avenue West Des Moines location, then moved the business to 1238 Eighth Street in West Des Moines and merged the business with the occupant at the time, Jimmy's on 8th.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Pleasant Hill, IA

WHO-TV

State Agency Head Accused of 'Bullying'

A former chief administrative law judge had plenty to say about Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert and nothing good.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, US Governors, Terry Branstad

KETV-TV

Iowa's Cannabis oil law not going as planned

A new law in Iowa allows for use of non-psychoactive cannabis oil for the treatment of epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health

Daily Kos

New PPP survey finds Iowa's Senate race deadlocked

Several recent polls have shown a close race in the U.S. Senate contest in the Hawkeye State, and Public Policy Polling adds another one.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Terry Branstad, US Governors

USA Today

Iowa mayor facing sexual abuse charges resigns

An Iowa mayor has resigned from office as he prepares to defend himself against charges he sexually abused two children.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Oelwein, IA, Fayette County, IA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Black Heart Gold Pants

the Prologue 2014: Iowa Scholarship Chart

Sorting out who is here and who has left from prior recruiting classes is the easy part.

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Related Topix: Sports, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Sports

KHGI

Iowan pleads not guilty in Nebraska federal case

A 41-year-old Iowa woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing money while managing property in South Sioux City.

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KIMT

Deer population killed off in Clear Lake

Conservation officers with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have been working to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease for a number of years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture, US News

KWWL-TV Waterloo

No Hawk Alert for dorm evacuation, UI officials explain

The first day of classes is over for students at the University of Iowa, and the school year has already seen three crime-related issues on campus.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Complaints on closed session resolved

Margaret Johnson, deputy director of the Iowa Public Information Board, conducted a session on Iowa's open meetings and open records laws with the Washington Conservation Board on Aug. 12. The complaints from Dan Ehl of Kalona and Bruce Endris of Hills concerned closed sessions held by the Washington County Conservation Board and go over Iowa's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kalona, IA, Hills, IA, Washington County, IA, Ainsworth, IA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa's depth at defensive tackle takes season-ending hit

Defensive tackle Darian Cooper posted a Facebook update Monday that indicates he'll miss the upcoming season: "Surgery was a success sorry I couldn't ride with my brothers this season but ima come back even better next season #glorytoGod #hawkeyes ."

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iowan collects photos to put faces on Vietnam Veterans Memorial

"I mean they were just kids. They were 18, 19. My husband landed in Vietnam on his 20th birthday.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

KCRG

Branstad announces decrease in jobless insurance tax rates for Iowa employers

Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert announced Monday that Iowa employers who pay into the state unemployment trust fund will see their contributions drop by $108 million when the average jobless insurance tax rate dips from 1.6 percent to 1.2 percent for the 2015 calendar year.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Des Moines, IA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Officials: Iowa inmate left work release facility

The state Department of Corrections says 22-year-old Melvin William Spencer III was placed on escape status Sunday after he failed to return from a furlough.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

SFGate

Iowa officials find problems with private academy

A private academy for troubled youths in Clarinda uses a "cut-and-paste, one-size-fits-all" approach to treating and teaching its special education students that deprives them of an adequate education, state officials allege.

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Related Topix: Clarinda, IA

KCRG

Two teens killed in western Iowa collision

The accident happened around 1 a.m. Saturday at a rural intersection about four miles south-southeast of Wall Lake.

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Home

Iowa Attorney General asked to review shooting

Prosecutors in southeast Iowa have asked the Iowa attorney general's office to review the case of a Fort Madison police officer who fatally shot a 27-year-old man.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in the Plains States

There aren't many competitive races in the Plains States, but the region features some critical contests that could signal how well Republicans and Democrats are faring across the country.

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

The Daily Freeman-Journal

Tour de Webster celebrates 25 years

The Tour de Webster Bicycle Race and Ride hosted 19 bikers at this weekend's event.

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Related Topix: Fort Dodge, IA, Webster City, IA, Williams, IA

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