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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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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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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Fire breaks out on cellulosic ethanol plant's property

According Poet-DSN spokesperson Matt Merritt, emergency personnel responded to the fire in the main biomass stackyard shortly before 11 o'clock.

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Fallen WWII Airman's remains are returned to Iowa

More than 69 years after being shot down on a bombing mission over Germany during WWII, Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Moulton, IA, US Military, US Army, US Air Force, World News, Germany, Moravia, IA, Entertainment

SFGate

Judge aims to establish veterans court in Iowa

In this Friday, June 20, 2014 photo, Woodbury County District Court Judge Jeffrey Poulson sits in his courtroom in Sioux City, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Woodbury County, IA, Prison, US National Guard, US Military

USA Today

Rick Perry 'seems to have matured,' Iowans say

ALGONA, Ia. - An animated Rick Perry yanked the microphone from the podium and paced the stage, leaning into his words as told Iowans tonight that he knows how to start getting the country "back on track."

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Algona, IA, Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate

The Olympian

A candidate guidebook: Rules to run by

The 2014 election year is just kicking into gear, but we've learned so much already.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Mike Rounds, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Star Press

Iowa puts $5 million into autism program

All the 8-year-old knew was that a woman had turned her face away when he started chattering at her about a toy train set.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Healthcare Law, Law

WHO-TV

AIDS Researchers Among Dead In Malaysian Flight, Iowans Call It a "Medical Setback"

Malaysian Airlines flight 17 which was shot down from the skies of Ukraine, killed all 298 passengers on board.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Iowa Government

KTIV-TV Sioux City

The party rolls into Northwest Iowa

"Happy that you're having this wonderful RAGBRAI here after all the horrible flooding that was here," said Simon Estes.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Home Gardening, Home, Sioux City, IA

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