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1 hr ago | 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

1 hr ago | News Max

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Iowa Scandal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.

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

5 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

Templeton Rye will add clarity of Indiana origins

Executives at Templeton Rye say they will change labels on bottles of their celebrated whiskey to be clear the alcohol is distilled in Indiana, not Iowa.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Sioux City, IA, Estherville, IA

9 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

Iowa EBT Card Changes

Iowa's Department of Human Services has a new procedure for replacing Food Assistance Cards, in an effort to combat fraud.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

12 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Hunger Fight Kicks Off with Promising Numbers

The race to package more than five million meals began Wednesday with the 7th Annual Hunger Fight, organized by local non-profit Meals From the Heartland.

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16 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Eldridge men arrested for manufacturing meth, child endangerment

Three children have been removed from a home in eastern Iowa where police say an active meth lab was found.

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20 hrs ago | The Dysart Reporter

Svoboda enters Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Eighty-two counties and two state level Iowa 4-H volunteers were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2014 ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Benton County, IA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Ex-worker at Iowa casino claims discrimination

A former employee for Mystique Casino in Dubuque has sued the casino, claiming she was fired because she didn't dress more feminine.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Senator Statue Returns to Iowa

After being in the United States Capitol since the year 1910, the statue of former Iowa senator James Harlan has returned home.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Terry Branstad, US Governors

KCRG

Iowa Mom in Cancer Hoax Case Faces More Charges

Des Moines television station KCCI reports 30-year-old Leatha Slauson was charged Wednesday with child endangerment causing bodily injury and unlawful possession of a prescription drug.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Judge agrees to move Iowa woman's murder trial

The trial of an Iowa woman accused of killing her husband and his girlfriend will be moved to a different county.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KCRG

More cases of West Nile being reported in Iowa

Seven cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Iowa this summer since the first case was found in July, public health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Washington Evening Journal

Taha runs for Iowa ag secretary

Sherrie Taha, left, Democratic Party candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, talks with Diane Hanson Thursday after delivering her remarks to a group of people at the Jefferson County Democratic Party Headquarters in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Jefferson County, IA, Fairfield, IA, US News, Des Moines, IA

WHO-TV Des Moines

Traffic Enforcement Cameras Don't Comply with Iowa DOT Rules

The Iowa Department of Transportation is questioning the location of two traffic enforcement cameras and that could mean that thousands of tickets that were issued don't meet state standards.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Outgoing Des Moines Police Chief Named Assistant Director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy

Outgoing Des Moines Police Chief Judy Bradshaw will become the assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Record Food Donations Provided to Iowans

The Food Bank of Iowa says it distributed a record 11-million pounds of food, which is a 17-percent increase over the last fiscal year.

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Osky News

Blue Zones Project Oskaloosa Announces Bank Iowa as Blue Zones Worksite

August 27, 2014 - Blue Zones ProjectA Oskaloosa today announced another Blue Zones WorksiteA designation.

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Related Topix: Oskaloosa, IA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KCRG

1,000 Kids For Iowa: People Organize for Refugee Children

The organization '1000 Kids for Iowa' wants to find homes for unaccompanied children who've crossed the U.S. Mexican border illegally.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Kids, Family, US Governors, Terry Branstad

KCRG

Iowa DNR launches rap video to promote cover growth

"They Gotta Have Cover," the music video featuring a rap about pheasant habitats in Iowa, was produced by the Iowa DNR.

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Related Topix: United States Department of Agriculture, US News, Agriculture, Science

Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: Polls Show Close Races In Iowa, Wisconsin

Two new polls confirm highly competitive races for governor in Wisconsin and U.S. Senate in Iowa.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Scott Walker, US Governors, Pop/Rock

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