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Significant steps have been taken in the fight against HIV/AIDS over the past several years, but media coverage of the issue all too often fixates on stories that sensationalize the spread of the disease and even encourage the criminalization of people with HIV.
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More than six months after the head of the Iowa Veterans Home resigned after allegations that he treated staff poorly, the state's ombudsman revealed she is investigating complaints that veterans who live at the Marshalltown facility were mistreated.
The Iowa Department of Corrections is delaying plans to close the 175-year-old Iowa State Penitentiary after discovering problems in the heating and cooling system in its $132 million replacement.
The Iowa Senate has renewed its effort to reopen the Iowa Juvenile Home, with a budget amendment designed to re-establish and improve programming at the Toledo facility.
KIMT News 3 - Iowa women are getting the "nudge" to run for office from both sides of the aisle as part of a statewide initiative.
Iowa Auditor Mary Mosiman says she is conducting an audit of confidential secret settlements that have enveloped Gov. Terry Branstad's administration in controversy for more than a month.
Don Lansing, former owner of the house and farm where the "Field of Dreams" film site is located, still prepares the diamond and mows the grass for visitors.
Also today, The governor's office is once again on the defensive. This time, allegations that aides to Governor Branstad pressured a state board to hire a longtime friend of the administration.
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)
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino, saying it would hurt existing casinos.
Iowa House Democrats say the Republican majority is playing dirty politics by pitting state universities against each other and endangering a tuition freeze that the Iowa state Board of Regents promised Iowans.
DUBUQUE, Iowa- The Loras College Poll released its results for select Iowa congressional primaries Wednesday, giving a look at how these races are shaping up in advance of the June election.
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