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Cosplayers Pack Coralville Marriott For AnimeIowa 2014

People in cosplay costumes pose for photos during AnimeIowa at Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Coralville, IA, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Hedge Hog, Punk, Cedar Rapids, IA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Osky News

Mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force Executes Search Warrant In Knoxville

On July 22nd, 2014 at approximately 07:15 p.m. members of the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Enforcement Task Force with the assistance of the Knoxville Police Department executed a drug search warrant at 1329 South Lincoln St. Lot #12 in Knoxville where illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia were seized.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Knoxville, IA, Marion County, IA

KAAL-TV Austin

Records Detail Iowa Man's Death After Stun Gun Use

Newly released records show that a 39-year-old man was shocked with stun guns at least 15 times before his death as Worth County Sheriff's deputies tried to subdue him.

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The Messenger

GOP leaders show support for Kraayenbrink

State Senate hopeful Tim Kraayenbrink was joined by some of Iowa's Republican leaders Saturday night in Webster County as he rallied support for his campaign, which emphasizes fewer regulations and better schools.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Webster County, IA, Fort Dodge, IA, Humboldt, IA, Shell Rock, IA

KCRG

Sen. Harkin Wants to Continue Advocating for Those With Disabilities

Senator Tom Harkin accepts the 2014 Bill Reagan Vitality Award from Bill's daughter, Stephanie Reagan during the 24th annual Americans with Disabilities Act celebration on the pedestrian mall in Iowa City on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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

The Macon Telegraph

Advocates hope for broader medical marijuana law

State lawmakers this year approved legislation allowing the use of oil derived from marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa Government

SFGate

Spike in heroin deaths alarms Iowa authorities

Authorities in eastern Iowa's Johnson County are reporting a dramatic and disturbing increase in the number of heroin overdose deaths.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Johnson County, IA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Suspect arrested in NW Iowa bank robbery

The Spencer, Iowa Police Department is investigating a burglary at Southern Archery located at 305 11th Street SE in Spencer.

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Related Topix: Spencer, IA, Sioux City, IA

KCRG

Iowa Toddler Treated After Fall From Window

Des Moines television station KCCI reports that rescue crews were called to a Des Moines house after the 1-year-old girl fell Friday afternoon.

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WOWT-TV Omaha

July One Of The Coolest For Iowa

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for northeast Nebraska, including Burt, Colfax, Cuming, Dodge, Madison, Platte Stanton, Thurston, Washington and Wayne counties, and parts of Iowa, including Harrison and Monona counties until 3 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Monona County, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Trial set for Iowa woman charged with sex abuse

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports that 22-year-old Mindy Jo Fetters, of Riceville, will stand trial Sept.

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KCRG

Fish Absent from Iowa for 80 Years Discovered

The unexpected discovery of a species of sunfish not seen in Iowa in more than 80 years has fisheries biologists perplexed and excited.

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Related Topix: Muscatine, IA, St. Ansgar, IA

Little Green Footballs

Another Fake Outrage From Jim Hoft: Feds Are "Smuggling" 30,000 Immigrant Kids Into States

According to the Office of Refugee Resettlement 30,340 illegal children were secretly released to sponsors across the United States in the first six months of this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Iowa Government

The Washington Post

Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks with reporters in his office inside the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md., in this April 7, 2014 file photo.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Johnson County, IA, North Liberty, IA

WJRT

Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the prohibitive - if yet undeclared - favorite.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Iowa Supreme Court lifts stay; Argosy will close on July 30 at 5 p.m.

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KTIV-TV Sioux City

a SD man has been fined for his involvement in a fatal crash in Pierce County, Ne

Twenty-one year old Carlos Espinoza-Sanchez pleaded no contest to three counts of motor vehicle homicide in Pierce County Court this week as part of a plea agreement.

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Related Topix: Ida County, IA, Holstein, IA, Arnolds Park, IA

The Fairfield Ledger

Thieves strike Habitat for Humanity group in Iowa

The Telegraph Herald reports last week's burglary occurred at the latest site in Dubuque the homebuilding charity was working on.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Explosive New Series Has Iowa Connections

A new drama is about to hit the small screen with a special connection to the state of Iowa.

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Related Topix: The Big C, Entertainment, Television, John Benjamin Hickey, Ames, IA, University of Iowa

KTIV-TV Sioux City

14 Siouxland counties receive federal disaster declaration in Iowa

The Iowa Governor's office says the President has signed off on a disaster declaration for Iowa, including several Iowa counties that were hit by severe weather in June.

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Related Topix: Weather, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Mason City, IA, Plymouth County, IA

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