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2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Clinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democrats

In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006 file photo, Virginia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Jim Webb, right, answers questions during a news conference with Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., in Alexandria, Va.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Jim Webb, Senator Mark Warner

4 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

Candidates spending more time in Iowa than NH

INVESTIGATION, BUT POLICE NOTE ALCOHOL DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE A FACTOR. AS WE TOLD YOU AT 5:00, TEXAS GOVERNOR RICK PERRY IS IN THE STATE TODAY AND TOMORROW.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

SFGate

Authorities: Iowa woman lied about child's cancer

A western Iowa woman lied to her community and said her 5-year-old daughter had terminal cancer, a ruse that helped her solicit donations for months, authorities said Friday.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Virginiaa s Webb raises profile on Iowa stump

Former Virginia senator Jim Webb touched down in Iowa, announced plans to hit New Hampshire and launched a new presence on social media this week - renewing speculation about whether the decorated war veteran who left the Senate after one term is considering a run for president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative David Loebsack, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, George Allen, US Senate, Republican, Jim Webb, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Fairfield Ledger

Taha runs for Iowa ag secretary

Sherrie Taha, left, Democratic Party candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, talks with Diane Hanson Thursday after delivering her remarks to a group of people at the Jefferson County Democratic Party Headquarters in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Jefferson County, IA, Fairfield, IA, US News, Des Moines, IA

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Depth chart shuffles Iowa's defense; surprise starter at cornerback

Iowa receiver Tevaun Smith, left, and defensive back Greg Mabin during the Iowa football team spring practice on April 2, 2014, in Iowa City.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Estherville, IA police investigate the death of a man found in an alley Friday

Police in Estherville, Iowa are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in an alley early Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Estherville, IA, Sioux City, IA, Education Etc., Willie Nelson, Country

Home

Trooper: 2 Iowa teenagers injured in rollover

The Iowa State Patrol says two teenagers have been injured in a rollover after a 14-year-old driver lost control of her pickup truck.

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Examiner.com

Saving Abel, Little River Band, and Eyes Set to Kill top Friday's live music

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Friday, August 22 includes concerts from Saving Abel , Little River Band , Eyes Set to Kill , Bob Pace & The Dangerous Band, the Quay Thomas Trio, The El Dorados, Will Kimbrough, SP3, and more.

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Related Topix: Eyes Set to Kill, Saving Abel, Country

KCRG

Miller-Meeks tours Iowa City VA

Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks toured the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City today.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa man loses sentence appeal for fraud schemes

A northeast Iowa man sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for fabricating grain elevator scale tickets and bankruptcy fraud has lost his sentence appeal.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

KCRG

Iowa historic preservation praised as economic development generators

The 86-year-old Paramount Theatre, which was devastated by flooding in 2008, was cited Thursday at the Preserve Iowa Summit as an example of the community, cultural and economic synergy that can be achieved through historic preservation efforts.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

Osky News

Mahaska County Woman Inducted Into Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Eileen Blom of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eileen Blom of Mahaska County was inducted into the 2014 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Eighty-two ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mahaska County, IA, Iowa State University

Washington Examiner

Republican presidential candidates flock to Iowa's Joni Ernst

Presidential jockeying in Iowa has started early, with GOP hopefuls using Republican Joni Ernst 's upstart Senate bid to lay a political foundation for the 2016 caucuses .

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Senator Rand Paul

Home

Iowa woman accused of ramming husband's motorcycle

Des Moines police say a 45-year-old Osceola woman used her sport utility vehicle to chase and ram a motorcycle carrying her husband and another woman.

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The Hill

Clinton seeks Iowa redemption

Clinton will be the star guest at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's final steak fry in Iowa on September 14. It's an early trip for the former senator and secretary of state, who will be accompanied by former President Clinton.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government

WHO-TV

Baby Dropped Off at Medical Center Under Safe Haven Law

According to the Iowa Department of Human Services a newborn baby boy was dropped off at a hospital under Iowa's Safe Haven law.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Iowa DNR: Aerial spraying likely to blame for Lyon County fish kill

For the second time in recent weeks, aerial spraying of Lyon County, Iowa, fields may be to blame for a fish kill.

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Related Topix: Lyon County, IA, Akron, IA, Sioux City, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Glitch meant extra unemployment checks; staff told to stay quiet

Internal emails show Iowa's workforce agency provided unemployment benefits earlier this year to people who didn't seek them and that staff was urged to stay quiet about what had happened.

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Roll Call

Iowa Poll Shows Democrat With Big Edge in Open House Contest

State Rep. Pat Murphy, the Democratic nominee in the open-seat House contest to replace Iowa Democratic Senate nominee Bruce Braley, had an 11 point lead over his Republican opponent, according to a poll obtained by CQ Roll Call.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government

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