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56 min ago | The Daily Caller

Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing

In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Council Bluffs, IA, Conservative Political News

3 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Police: Teen in Iowa shooting escaped facility

Police say a 17-year-old boy who allegedly shot a weapon into the air at Iowa City's pedestrian mall had earlier escaped from a juvenile home.

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4 hrs ago | KCRG

Workforce Team to Help Cherokee Tyson Workers

Gov. Terry Branstad says a team of state workers from Iowa Workforce Development will head to Cherokee to help hundreds of workers losing their jobs when the Tyson Foods chicken processing plant closes in September.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad, Iowa Government

8 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Sen. Rand Paul Hires John Yob Ahead of Potential 2016 Bid

In the latest sign Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is ramping up for a presidential bid, his leadership PAC has hired Republican consultant John Yob as national political director and chief strategist of its Michigan operation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Steve Daines

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to bringing to fruition two of the governor's main goals: Bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa by 2016 and increasing family income by 25 percent.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Department of Energy, Opinion

12 hrs ago | KHQA-TV Quincy

One person killed, several injured in Iowa collision

Authorities say one person has been killed and several others injured in a collision between a car and pickup in eastern Iowa.

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13 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Inspector had cited lauded Iowa nursing home

A northeast Iowa nursing home lauded by the governor's office as among the best in the state was cited seven weeks earlier for unsanitary conditions in its kitchen.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad

17 hrs ago | KCRG

Cosplayers Pack Coralville Marriott For AnimeIowa 2014

People in cosplay costumes pose for photos during AnimeIowa at Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Coralville, IA, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Hedge Hog, Punk, Cedar Rapids, IA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Osky News

Mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force Executes Search Warrant In Knoxville

On July 22nd, 2014 at approximately 07:15 p.m. members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Knoxville Police Department executed a drug search warrant at 1329 South Lincoln St. Lot #12 in Knoxville where illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Knoxville, IA, Marion County, IA

KAAL-TV Austin

Records Detail Iowa Man's Death After Stun Gun Use

Newly released records show that a 39-year-old man was shocked with stun guns at least 15 times before his death as Worth County Sheriff's deputies tried to subdue him.

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The Messenger

GOP leaders show support for Kraayenbrink

State Senate hopeful Tim Kraayenbrink was joined by some of Iowa's Republican leaders Saturday night in Webster County as he rallied support for his campaign, which emphasizes fewer regulations and better schools.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Webster County, IA, Fort Dodge, IA, Humboldt, IA, Shell Rock, IA

KCRG

Sen. Harkin Wants to Continue Advocating for Those With Disabilities

Senator Tom Harkin accepts the 2014 Bill Reagan Vitality Award from Bill's daughter, Stephanie Reagan during the 24th annual Americans with Disabilities Act celebration on the pedestrian mall in Iowa City on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, George Bush

The Macon Telegraph

Advocates hope for broader medical marijuana law

State lawmakers this year approved legislation allowing the use of oil derived from marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa Government

SFGate

Spike in heroin deaths alarms Iowa authorities

Authorities in eastern Iowa's Johnson County are reporting a dramatic and disturbing increase in the number of heroin overdose deaths.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Johnson County, IA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Suspect arrested in NW Iowa bank robbery

The Spencer, Iowa Police Department is investigating a burglary at Southern Archery located at 305 11th Street SE in Spencer.

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Related Topix: Spencer, IA, Sioux City, IA

KCRG

Iowa Toddler Treated After Fall From Window

Des Moines television station KCCI reports that rescue crews were called to a Des Moines house after the 1-year-old girl fell Friday afternoon.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

July One Of The Coolest For Iowa

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northeast Nebraska, including Burt, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Madison, Platte Stanton, Thurston, Washington and Wayne counties, and parts of Iowa, including Harrison and Monona counties until 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Monona County, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Trial set for Iowa woman charged with sex abuse

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that 22-year-old Mindy Jo Fetters, of Riceville, will stand trial Sept.

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KCRG

Fish Absent from Iowa for 80 Years Discovered

The unexpected discovery of a species of sunfish not seen in Iowa in more than 80 years has fisheries biologists perplexed and excited.

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Related Topix: Muscatine, IA, St. Ansgar, IA

Little Green Footballs

Another Fake Outrage From Jim Hoft: Feds Are "Smuggling" 30,000 Immigrant Kids Into States

According to the Office of Refugee Resettlement 30,340 illegal children were secretly released to sponsors across the United States in the first six months of this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Iowa Government

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