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3 hrs ago | Osky News

Schroeder and Carter Take Victories Late on Tasos Steakhouse and Southern Iowa Chassis Night

Finally the Southern Iowa Speedway returned into action after nearly a month hiatus but it was an action packed night on Tasos Steakhouse and Southern Iowa Chassis Night.

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Related Topix: 9, New Sharon, IA

7 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

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An Iowa company hopes its corn-based vodka will succeed because of a new process that eliminates impurities in the finished liquor.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

SFGate

Some Iowa driving instructors have criminal record

At least 10 driving instructors licensed in Iowa have criminal records or driving infractions in their past, but they've been allowed to keep working with teens because of a forgiving state law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Kids

KIMT

Britt Draft Horse Show contestants return to north Iowa

The Britt Draft Horse Show is back and bigger than ever, and is a Labor Day weekend tradition that has stood against the test of time.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets

The Day

Unpopular lawmakers still likely to keep seats

A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4. With less than 10 weeks to the elections, Republicans and Democrats who assess ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, Representative Scott Perry, Republican

WHO-TV Des Moines

the Insiders: Henderson and Kochel - August 31, Part 3

The Insiders panel examines the controversy swirling around Teresa Wahlert, head of the Iowa Workforce Development.

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WHAS11

Brace yourselves: Campaign cash buying tons of ads

Iowa's airwaves are already jammed with ads, most of them negative, in one of the Senate races nationwide that will decide which party claims the majority.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Kay Hagan

KCRG

Waterloo Woman Meets Parents of Man Whose Heart Saved Her Life

In many ways, it felt just like a family reunion, with all the emotions of people who haven't seen each other in a long time.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KIMT

Apple Outlook-Vo

ST.ANSGAR, Iowa - It may still technically be summer, but fall will be here before you know it.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Washington Times

Lawsuit says Iowa nursing home mistreated woman

The family of an elderly Iowa woman who died this week has sued the nursing home where she was receiving care, accusing the facility of leaving the woman naked and soiled on the floor of an unfurnished room.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

WHO-TV

Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Shrieks from Iowan

JOHNSTON, Iowa-Nearly 100 people turned out to take part in Johnston's annual Run for the Trails 5k Saturday morning.

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Examiner.com

Ani DiFranco, HCTM, Tiffany, Method Man, and Redman are coming to Central Iowa

Ani DiFranco , Here Come The Mummies , Tiffany , and the World Wide Rollers Tour featuring Method Man and Redman all have new concert dates set for Central Iowa venues.

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Related Topix: Rap, Ani Difranco, Folk, Pop/Rock, Tiffany, Here Come the Mummies

KCRG

Iowa man pleads guilty in child porn case

A Davenport man caught downloading more than 3,000 images of child pornography over seven years has pleaded guilty to a charge in federal court.

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Star-Telegram.com

Iowa-firm to head search for Fort Worth's next superintendent

The school board is expected to sign a contract "not to exceed $60,000" with an Iowa-based search firm that will assist in selecting the Fort Worth school district's next superintendent, officials said.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KCCI-TV Des Moines

3 firefighters hurt in fire at Equitable Building

The fire broke out about 1 a.m. with reports of parts of the Equitable Building and the Skywalk connecting the building to the Hub Tower filling with smoke.

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The Des Moines Register

Live from Iowa City: What you need to know about Iowa-Northern Iowa

Iowa's biggest advantage today isa Experience at several key positions. Namely the offensive and defensive lines.

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Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: Democrats decide enough is enough, and target Joni Ernst on Medicare

But this is a very good spot from the DSCC that goes after Ernst on one of her biggest potential vulnerabilities: Medicare.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Southerland, Social Security, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

5 issues to watch in the Iowa's US Senate race

As election day draws close, where do Iowa's Senate candidates stand on some key policy issues? Here are five things to watch in the close race between Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst : - Braley voted for President Obama's health care law, which he says has helped Iowans get health insurance either through tax credits to purchase a ... (more)

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

The Estherville Spirit

Iowa Lakes dedicates S.E.R.T. building

With a 72-ton nacelle looming in the background, a host of dignitaries dedicated the Iowa Lakes Community College Sustainable Energy Resources & Technologies building Thursday.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Estherville, IA, Emmetsburg, IA

The Hill

McConnell campaign manager resigns amid Iowa bribery scandal

Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned Friday amid growing speculation over his involvement in a vote-buying scandal when he led former Rep. Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Representative Michele Bachmann

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