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31 min ago | KCRG

Iowa Mom in Cancer Hoax Case Faces More Charges

Des Moines television station KCCI reports 30-year-old Leatha Slauson was charged Wednesday with child endangerment causing bodily injury and unlawful possession of a prescription drug.

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31 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Judge agrees to move Iowa woman's murder trial

The trial of an Iowa woman accused of killing her husband and his girlfriend will be moved to a different county.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

31 min ago | KCRG

More cases of West Nile being reported in Iowa

Seven cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Iowa this summer since the first case was found in July, public health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

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

7 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Traffic Enforcement Cameras Don't Comply with Iowa DOT Rules

The Iowa Department of Transportation is questioning the location of two traffic enforcement cameras and that could mean that thousands of tickets that were issued don't meet state standards.

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8 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Outgoing Des Moines Police Chief Named Assistant Director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy

Outgoing Des Moines Police Chief Judy Bradshaw will become the assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

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10 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Record Food Donations Provided to Iowans

The Food Bank of Iowa says it distributed a record 11-million pounds of food, which is a 17-percent increase over the last fiscal year.

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13 hrs ago | Osky News

Blue Zones Project Oskaloosa Announces Bank Iowa as Blue Zones Worksite

August 27, 2014 - Blue Zones ProjectA Oskaloosa today announced another Blue Zones WorksiteA designation.

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Related Topix: Oskaloosa, IA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KCRG

1,000 Kids For Iowa: People Organize for Refugee Children

The organization '1000 Kids for Iowa' wants to find homes for unaccompanied children who've crossed the U.S. Mexican border illegally.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Kids, Family, US Governors, Terry Branstad

KCRG

Iowa DNR launches rap video to promote cover growth

"They Gotta Have Cover," the music video featuring a rap about pheasant habitats in Iowa, was produced by the Iowa DNR.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Agriculture, Science

Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: Polls Show Close Races In Iowa, Wisconsin

Two new polls confirm highly competitive races for governor in Wisconsin and U.S. Senate in Iowa.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Scott Walker, US Governors, Pop/Rock

USA Today

Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty in Iowa caucuses case

A former Iowa lawmaker has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his switch of support from one Republican presidential candidate to another before the 2012 caucus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Des Moines, IA

CNN

Poll suggests Romney on top in Iowa if he runs again

He keeps saying no to third run for the White House, but another new poll - this time in Iowa - indicates Mitt Romney would be the front runner for the Republican presidential nomination if he changes his mind.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

USA Today

Paleologos on the Poll: Iowa

When you have a race as close as the Iowa Senate contest, there are a couple of factors to consider: What is the makeup of the remaining undecided voters, and which candidate benefits/loses by having four other candidates listed on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, 2012 Presidential Election

Examiner.com

Ten things you didn't know about new Bachelor Chris Soules

On Aug. 27, ABC revealed the face of the next Bachelor on "Good Morning America."

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Related Topix: The Bachelor, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

WOWT-TV Omaha

Iowa Disability Program Audit

Auditor of State Mary Mosiman today released an audit report on the Iowa Department of Human Services - Targeted Case Management Unit for the year ended June 30, 2013.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

KCRG

Iowan Chris Soules is the next Bachelor

Chris gained popularity during the most recent season of The Bachelorette featuring Andi Dorfman.

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Washington Times

Ben Carson wins presidential straw poll, wows a em in Iowa

Well, there you go. Dr. Ben Carson had a heartland victory with a "whopping" 62 percent of the vote in a presidential straw poll conducted at the Polk County Republican Party Dinner on Sunday night, which took place in Des Moines but drew attendees from as far away as Minneapolis, who were anxious to yell "Run, Ben , Run" and witness the good ... (more)

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxland students get ready to take part in their first election

U.S. Congressman Steve King has served western Iowa for more than a decade in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Orange City, IA, Inwood, IA, Sioux City, IA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Angelo's sold again, Mixology finals tomorrow, and Iowan Craft Beer Hall planned

Mark Nicola started Angelo's Pizza in 2005. Last year, Nicola closed all but his 1310 Grand Avenue West Des Moines location, then moved the business to 1238 Eighth Street in West Des Moines and merged the business with the occupant at the time, Jimmy's on 8th.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Pleasant Hill, IA

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