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3 hrs ago | KCRG

New Outdoor Field at UI to Open this Year

A new outdoor field for the University of Iowa's marching band and other programs is scheduled to open this year.

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7 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Iowa Sex Offender Gets 18 Years For Child Porn

An Iowa man twice convicted of child sex offenses have been given 18 years in prison for possessing child pornography.

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10 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Protecting the wages of Iowa workers

As companies work to modernize their operations, many turn to outside services to handle their payroll and human resources functions.

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10 hrs ago | Tama News-Herald

Marshalltown named Iowa Great Place

DES MOINES The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced it has approved an Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board recommendation to award $613,500 for projects in three new Iowa Great Places Clear Lake's Surf District, Madison County and Marshalltown and the Danish Village "We're very excited the Iowa Great Places program is being ... (more)

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Marshalltown, IA, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Marshall County, IA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go home

Lawmakers are responding to dozens of families who have legally adopted children that are stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Group funds work on N. Iowa grandstand

A grant of more than $190,000 will pay for a makeover of a northern Iowa grandstand that dates to the 1930s.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Iowa Commission Rejects Cedar Rapids Casino

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino, saying it would hurt existing casinos.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Ron Paul

National Public Radio

Iowa Senate Race Suddenly More Competitive

A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing the Senate seat in Iowa, a prospect that would greatly enhance the party's chances of regaining control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Ron Paul

BroadwayWorld.com

Iowa's Own Pianist Jim McDonough and His Orchestra to Appear in 2014 Spring Tour on 4/26

Spring is in the air, as are the sounds of a nationally-acclaimed Iowa pianist in concert halls across the state.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, Coralville, IA, Elkader, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Dubuque, IA

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa board boss cites pressure from administration

The chairman of the state's Public Employment Relations Board says aides to Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad

WOI-TV West Des Moines

Iowa insurance agency probed for overbilling

The Iowa Insurance Division is investigating an insurance agency that's accused of overbilling thousands of government employees for health care coverage.

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Tama News-Herald

Iowa Juvenile Home bill fails; Fisher, Smith trade barbs

Reopening of the Iowa Juvenile Home / State Training School in Toledo ended up not being part of an Iowa House Human Services appropriations bill sent to the Senate last week.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Toledo, IA, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Decorah Journal

2014 All Iowa Reads author Thomas Maltman, with - Little Wolves,' at...

Following the intertwining stories of a young pastor's wife and a father searching for answers, Maltman teases apart the traditions, assumptions,and stories that make up small-town life.

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Related Topix: Iowa Center, IA, Libraries, Minnesota State University Mankato, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Washington Times

Despite ruling, Iowa to bar all felons from voting

Iowa elections officials will continue to bar convicted felons from voting despite a landmark state Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them lost their voting rights, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Terry Branstad, US Governors

KIMT

Illegal African drug seized in north Iowa

If you've never heard of Khat, you're not alone. It's not commonly heard of in the United States but the effects of the drug are similar to that of methamphetamines.

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KTVN Reno

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Bellingham Herald

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

This July 24, 1933 file photo shows President Franklin D. Roosevelt appealing to the nation via radio for immediate enrollment of all employers under the blanket agreement to raise wages and create jobs, in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

Iowa Governor Releases 2013 Tax Return

Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he's done every year he's served as governor to promote transparency.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa Government, Personal Finance, Retirement

Breitbart.com

Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin

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