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41 min ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa women charged with dependent adult abuse

Two women responsible for the care of a woman with a seizure disorder who was immobile and unable to speak have been charged with dependent adult abuse.


4 hrs ago | USA Today

Expect negative campaigning in Iowa Senate raceExpect negative...

The close race for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat will be decided in its closing weeks by what one top campaign official calls "core contrasts."


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

8 hrs ago | Women's eNews

Super PACs Backing Women in 7 Key Senate Races

As Democrats and Republicans wage an intense fight for control of the U.S. Senate in November's midterm elections, super PACs are concentrating on 10 races that poll as the most competitive because incumbents are in trouble or long-term senators are retiring.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, Saxby Chambliss

11 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.


Related Topix: 9, New Sharon, IA

15 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo


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


Sun Aug 31, 2014


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.


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


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.


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)


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.



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.


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


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.


Sat Aug 30, 2014


Apple Outlook-Vo

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


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.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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