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7 min ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines
One man makes coffins that are less about death and more about the life that was lived by the person inside. "Whenever I take a piece out, everyone sees it as a coffin, you know? Then they start to think about death," Anang said, Ghana's leading fantasy coffin artist The coffins are sculpted and painted by Anang and his apprentices, and they were featured last year on "CBS Sunday Morning."
4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
A donated house in eastern Iowa provided the backdrop for a fire training exercise involving more than a dozen area firefighters, according to authorities overseeing the event. Multiple departments gathered Sunday in Dubuque to receive hands-on training, the Telegraph-Herald reported.
5 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport
Iowa Department of Public Health figures show the state's birth rate for 2013 is up less than 1 percent over 2012, The Des Moines Register reported . The 2013 numbers are still nearly 5 percent lower than the birth rate in 2007, before the economy slumped.
9 hrs ago | News Max
During her weekend visit to Iowa, the first visit since her devastating third-place showing in the 2008 Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton confirmed she was thinking about another run for the presidency. "Well, it is true, I am thinking about it.
10 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville
Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're... Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
14 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
Hillary Clinton, who has a huge lead in many early presidential polls, returned to Iowa on Sunday. The woman who says she has not yet decided on a 2016 presidential run appeared along with former President Bill Clinton in a state she has not visited since she lost the 2008 Iowa caucuses to Barack Obama.
15 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo
A driver died at an Iowa race course after an RV rolled over during a race in Cedar Rapids Saturday night, and police are investigating. Cedar Rapids Police spokesman Greg Buelow told KCRG the fatal crash happened during a "Race 'Em or Wreck 'Em" event where school buses were being raced against RVs.
Senator Bernie Sanders continues to float the idea of a presidential run. Speaking on the NBC program "Meet the Press," he said if he goes forward he must decide whether to run as an independent or fight it out for the Democratic nomination.
A donated rescue tool helped firefighters save the life of an Iowa man who became trapped in a grain bin south of Newton last week. The Des Moines Register reports the roughly $3,000 grain bin rescue tube that the Kellogg Township Fire Department owns helped keep Tuesday's accident from becoming fatal.
With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded. Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings.
All the elements were there for low turnout: It was a beautiful, cloudless night, the Iowa-Iowa State game had just ended, and the state's critical place in presidential politics still felt years away for most Iowans. But on Saturday night in Dubuque, Iowa, roughly 130 people showed up to see independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont talk about elevating the middle class, nationalizing health care and fighting the degrading influence of money in politics.
Dillon Kidd, the holder on Iowa's field-goal attempts, took a knee at the Iowa State 34-yard line. The Hawkeyes' linemen, on wha ... Michael Noble Jr./The Hawk Eye Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock runs after seeing no one open against Iowa State Saturday at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City.
Iowa Corn's political action committee defended its candidate endorsement process Monday afternoon after being criticized and questioned by its membership in how the committee went about its business. Mark Recker, a farmer from Arlington, and chairman of the ICGA PAC; and Kurt Hora, a Washington farmer and PAC committee member; told nine Iowa reporters the committee's 75 endorsements, issued on Sept.
It's like Kirk Ferentz waking up on Saturday and putting on black pants instead of khaki, or Hayden Fry ditching his aviator shades for horned rims. The University of Iowa's beloved mascot, Herky, has a new look this fall, and like any Hawkeye-related change, it's stirred up the emotions of football fans.
According to unofficial results of Tuesday's Iowa Lakes Community College Equipment Replacement Levy, voters gave generous approval to renew the levy. "First and foremost, we want to thank the citizens in our region for showing their support for our college," said Iowa Lakes President Valerie Newhouse, Combined totals from Emmet, Palo Alto, Kossuth, Dickinson and Clay counties show 1,415 total votes, with 1,224 'yes' votes.
Air Choice One will begin commercial flights to and from Chicago on Nov. 17, the Mason City Globe Gazette reported . Flights are currently priced at $59 from Mason City to Chicago and $54 from Chicago to Mason City.
More than 20,000 claims have been filed by parents seeking part of a $1.9 million class-action lawsuit settlement over food bidding at hundreds of Iowa schools, according to attorneys handling the case. The claims filed since the settlement was announced Sept.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:59 pm
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