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3 hrs ago | KCRG

New Gaming Reports Point to Iowa Slump

Iowa doubled down on negative gaming news Thursday in separate reports that said jobs, wages and revenues dipped at the state's 18 commercial casinos last year while Iowa was part of the only U.S. region that posted declining revenues at Native American gambling establishments in fiscal 2013.

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7 hrs ago | GPB.org

Iowa Mayor Calls For 'Caring Cities' To Take In Young Immigrants

Bill Gluba, the mayor of Davenport, is trying to find appropriate sites that could serve as shelters for Central American minors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Des Moines, IA, Terry Branstad

11 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Iowa man convicted of killing pregnant wife

This undated image released by the Techel family via the Iowa attorney general's office shows Lisa Techel.

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Related Topix: Davenport, IA, Ottumwa, IA

15 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Iowa Governor Accused Of Passing Up $1 Million For New Solar

Iowa recently missed out on a $1 million federal grant to beef up its use of solar power - and State Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, took Gov. Terry Branstad to task over the loss on Monday.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Department of Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

16 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Sen. Grassley reacts to border incident with Iowa Boy Scout

Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley told KCCI on Wednesday that his office is following up on the report of an officer pointing a gun at an Iowa Boy Scout at a border crossing.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Chuck Grassley, US News

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

4Why Michele Bachmann should run for president in 2 charts

Michele Bachmann, who is retiring from Congress at the end of her term, is stoking speculation that she might mount a second bid for the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Susana Martinez, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Concord Monitor

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Iowa Government, Illinois, Illinois Government

KIMT

139 immigrant children make their way to Iowa

KIMT News 3 - The number of undocumented children in the country continues to grow, but the recently released figures in Iowa are shocking even area politicians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa Government, George Bush

KWQC-TV Davenport

Fired Iowa editor claims religious discrimination

The former editor of the Newton Daily News has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claiming he was fired for expressing his religious beliefs.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Blog News

The Arizona Republic

Prosecutor: Texts were 'countdown' to Iowa slaying

An Iowa man killed his pregnant wife so that he could be with another woman that he had zealously pursued for months, a prosecutor said Wednesday as he sought a murder conviction for a third time in the case.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Davenport, IA, Ottumwa, IA, Agency, IA

KIMT

Iowa moves up in Kids Count survey

KIMT NEWS 3 - An annual survey is awarding high honors to both Iowa and Minnesota when it comes to how well kids are doing in the state.

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Cityview Online

Branstad egg-cited about modern Iowa agriculture

That's how the governor likes his eggs - which are part of his breakfast diet one or two days a week, he says.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Guthrie Center, IA

WHO-TV

Iowa Icon: Sweet Corn

If we were to make a list of Iowa Icons and narrow it down to one, one which we might proudly choose to represent us, one which is both fondly remembered and anxiously anticipated - it might be sweet corn.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC's Matthews Slams 'Stupid' Iowa Republican Voters Who Might Back Perry

That's how an angry Chris Matthews erupted at Dallas Morning News columnist Wayne Slater as he suggested that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's sending 1,000 National Guardsmen to the border with Mexico would "play" well with Republican voters -- and potential 2016 caucus goers -- in western Iowa.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, US National Guard, US Military

Black Heart Gold Pants

Things Got Worse: Greg Garmon Arrested After Attempted Robbery

Call it AIRBHG, call it a tragedy, call it a stroke of luck for Iowa's reputation, whatever.

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

The Democrat

Roberta Hersom Named To Iowa 4-H Hall Of Fame

An Emmetsburg woman will join several other Palo Alto County residents in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame after her she was nominated and recognized Thursday evening at the 2014 Palo Alto County Fair.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto County, IA, Emmetsburg, IA, Western Illinois University, Cylinder, IA, Curlew, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Western Iowa murder trial delayed until September

A trial has been delayed for a western Iowa man accused of shooting to death a 64-year-old woman.

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WWWQ-FM Atlanta

"The Bachelorette" Recap: The Men Tell All

The eliminated contestants on the current season of The Bachelorette reunited Monday night for the traditional "Men Tell All" special on ABC.

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Related Topix: The Bachelorette, Entertainment, Television

NewsOK.com

Hatch faults Branstad for nixing $1M solar grant

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the governor is letting powerful utility companies write his energy policy.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WOWT-TV Omaha

Investigation Underway in Iowa Shooting Death

The National Weather Service continues the heat advisory through Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Weather

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