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28 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iowans face the high temperatures

With the high heat index, of course Iowans are looking for ways to stay cool... Mark Tauscheck is joining the crowd tonight... You have to find relief wherever you can...and for most Iowans that involves water of some sort... Polk County Health says high heat and humidity can be even more dangerous on the heels of cool weather like we had last week ... (more)

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Ash borer confirmed in 11th Iowa county

A beetle that destroys ash trees has been confirmed in Muscatine County, making it the 11th county in Iowa to have an infestation of the emerald ash borer.

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Related Topix: Muscatine County, IA, Muscatine, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

A Sioux Rapids, IA man arrested for stabbing a Spencer man is now charged with attempted murder

Authorities found 19-year-old Chayton Quail of Spencer, Iowa, with stab wounds in a car that was involved in an accident on Highway 71 south of Spencer, Iowa around 7:30 p.m. on July 9. Now, Orozco is charged with attempted murder and is being held in the Buena Vista County Jail according to their website .

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Related Topix: Spencer, IA, Sioux Rapids, IA

The Nation

Despite Scandals, Christie Gets Good Press in Iowa

The US attorney in New Jersey is investigating Bridgegate, the Sandy aid scandals, and corruption at the Port Authority, and so is the New Jersey state legislature and the Manhattan district attorney.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

KTIV-TV Sioux City

RAGBRAI 2014: Riders stop in Milford, Iowa for a bite

KTIV's Brianna Clark is following RAGBRAI riders on Day #2. Riders stopped in Milford, Iowa for a bite to eat and to rehydrate before getting back on the road.

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Related Topix: Milford, IA, Rock Valley, IA, Okoboji, IA, Sioux City, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Red Cross warns Iowans of dangerously hot temperatures

Dangerously hot weather is predicted for a large portion of central and western Iowa for Monday and Tuesday, and the American The National Weather Service has already issued Heat Advisories for 74 of Iowa's 99 counties.

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Related Topix: Weather

KCRG

Agribition Center Educates Visitors on Iowa's Farming History

There's a rich history of farming in Iowa. That's why Heartland Acres Agribition Center is showcasing how far agriculture has come and where it is going.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

KIMT

Iowa police: Car chase ends with no major injuries

A Polk County Sheriff's office spokeswoman says the driver was apprehended in the northwest part of the county Sunday evening.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Officials: DNA on gun does not match accused killer

A DCI Criminalist testified in court Friday that the DNA found on the handgun used to kill 19-year-old Latasha Roundtree does not belong to the man on trial for her murder.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KCRG

Iowa Co. Fair Spends Hundreds of Thousands to Fix Grounds

Project leaders are preparing to pump hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Iowa County Fairgrounds.

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