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1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Federal jury convicts woman of kidnapping infant; leaving him in Iowa

They didn't buy her story that then-4-day-old Kayden Powell's father gave her permission to drive Kayden to Colorado in the middle of the night back in February.

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4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa protesters arrested in Washington

Several Iowans were arrested during a political protest in Washington. WHO-TV spoke with the group before leaving and says they were planning to get arrested.

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8 hrs ago | CNN

Rubio heading to Iowa this weekend

The first-term Republican senator from Florida will be in the Hawkeye State to campaign for state senator Joni Ernst, Iowa's GOP Senate nominee.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican, Representative Jeff Duncan

9 hrs ago | KCRG

Iowa Picnic in California May Draw Bigger Crowd

The USS Iowa sits docked in Richmond, Calif. while workers both volunteer and paid work to restore the battleship.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA

11 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa's largest solar farm to open

The Des Moines Register reports the farm is expected to generate enough energy to power about 120 homes.

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15 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Iowa gambling regulators ponder casino moratorium

The commission that oversees casino licenses in Iowa may discuss whether to stop considering new casino license applications for a while.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Mapleton, IA, Sioux City, IA, Sergeant Bluff, IA

16 hrs ago | Politico

In Iowa, corn country clash over ethanol - EPA continues hearings...

CORN COUNTRY CLASH: Rep. Bruce Braley is betting the farm on corn - and Democrats' hold on the Senate may be in danger if he's wrong.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

20 hrs ago | WOC-AM Davenport

Man Found Shot In Rural Scott County-UPDATED

Almanza is recovering from two gunshot wounds at a local hospital and is in stable condition.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Third party candidate on ballot for Iowa governor

Jonathan Narcisse announced Tuesday he had been certified by the Iowa secretary of state's office to run as the Iowa Party candidate.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

WHO-TV Des Moines

Univ. of Iowa Student Football Season Ticket Incentive Program Suspended

"This afternoon we learned of concerns related to a student football promotion. A question has been raised whether the promotion is compliant with state raffle laws.

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KCRG

Eastern Iowa Artist Overcomes Accident to Create Superheroes

'I'm just setting an example that the sky is not the limit, outer space is the limit,' said Tony Ramos, the man behind the show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

WHO-TV Des Moines

Commission to Address Future of Iowa Gaming Licenses

It comes following the narrow approval of a Greene County casino in June and the denial of a license to developers in Cedar Rapids in April.

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ThinkProgress

How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate Candidate An Election

Within the last month, several liberal and environmental groups have targeted her with campaigns aimed at highlighting her climate positions and the money she's received from the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Environmental Law, Law, Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Liberal Political News

KCRG

Iowa's First West Nile Cases Appearing Earlier Than Usual

A mosquito bites the photographer's arm while photographing at a standing pool of water next to the Walmart in SW Cedar Rapids on Thursday, May 29, 2003.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Cedar Rapids, IA

Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Iowa's Weak Gun Laws Are Connected to Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

Five women are murdered with guns every day in the United States, most often by their intimate partners.

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

Cityview Online

How can Koch-bottled Ernst be 'philosophically opposed' to what's right for Iowa?

Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, says of the Renewable Fuel Standard, "Philosophically, I am opposed to those mandates or those subsidies that are coming from the government.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Coon Rapids, IA, Guthrie County, IA

The Democrat

Northwest Iowa Football Camps Approaching

The month of August signals the start of football season throughout the area. A tradition of the month of August will continue starting next Monday, August 4, with the annual Northwest Iowa Football Camp.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHO-TV

'Predatory' Military Lender Told to Forgive Iowans' Debt

Attorney General Tom Miller announced Tuesday that military consumer lender, Rome Finance, will liquidate and provide $91 million in debt relief to consumers across the country.

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KCRG

Marion Names Female Fire Chief, One of Two in Iowa

After about three months as interim chief and 23 years with the Marion Fire Department, Deb Krebill was named the city's next fire chief on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire

Alabama Live

Rare genetic disease threatening 9-year-old doesn't stop him from joining bicycle ride across Iowa

Gabe Griffin, 9, spends time with his dad, Scott Griffin, in north Shelby County on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after returning from a trip to Iowa earlier this month to meet with a group cycling across the country to raise awareness for Gabe's battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Dyersville, IA

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