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1 hr ago | The Fairfield Ledger

MT. PLEASANT - " James Harlan is home. Actually, James Harlan has...

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, fifth from right, joined state, Iowa Wesleyan College and City of Mt.

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12 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

5 issues to watch in the Iowa's US Senate race

As election day draws close, where do Iowa's Senate candidates stand on some key policy issues? Here are five things to watch in the close race between Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst : - Braley voted for President Barack Obama 's health care law, which he says has helped Iowans get health insurance either through tax credits to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Barack Obama, Medicaid, Health, Prison

12 hrs ago | SFGate

5 issues to watch in the Iowa's US Senate race

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Barack Obama, Medicaid, Health, Prison

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Thousands turn out for Dubuque's annual Labor Day parade

Former Democratic state representative and senator Mike Connolly, from Dubuque, marched in the parade.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KSL-TV

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.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

5 issues to watch in the Iowa's US Senate race

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Medicaid, Health, Prison, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Townhall

It's not fraud if the agency does it:' Iowa officials explain...

The only reason Iowa Workforce Development hasn't been telling the truth about the extra unemployment benefits it paid out in March is because it believes in the honesty of Iowans.

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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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Houston Chronicle

Perry to make 1st trip to Iowa since indictment

Gov. Rick Perry is slated to return to Iowa on Tuesday to stump for a congressional candidate, his first trip to the early-voting state since an indictment cast uncertainty on his political future.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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The Democrat

Iowa Lakes Students Presented With the Senator John P. "Jack" Kibbie Outstanding Service Award

The John P. "Jack" Kibbie Outstanding Service Award is presented annually to those students who exemplify the spirit of service to the college community.

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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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WOWT-TV Omaha

Iowa Disability Program Audit

Auditor of State Mary Mosiman today released an audit report on the Iowa Department of Human Services - Targeted Case Management Unit for the year ended June 30, 2013.

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KIMT

Escaped Iowa inmate found in Sioux City Target

An Iowa Department of Corrections spokesman tells the Sioux City Journal that 22-year-old Melvin William Spencer III was taken back into custody Tuesday night.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Republicans question Hatch's legislative record

Iowa Republicans are accusing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch of using his legislative position to halt a bill that could have impacted his development business.

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WHO-TV

State Agency Head Accused of 'Bullying'

A former chief administrative law judge had plenty to say about Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert and nothing good.

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Ballot Access News

Iowa Poll for Governor and U.S. Senator

On August 26, Public Policy Polling released an Iowa poll . For Governor, the results are: Republican incumbent Terry Branstad 48%; Democrat Jack Hatch 35%; Libertarian Lee Deakins Hieb 2%; New Independent Party Jim Hennager 2%; Iowa Party Jonathan Narcisse 1%; undecided 12%.

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Daily Kos

New PPP survey finds Iowa's Senate race deadlocked

Several recent polls have shown a close race in the U.S. Senate contest in the Hawkeye State, and Public Policy Polling adds another one.

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

USA Today

Iowa mayor facing sexual abuse charges resigns

An Iowa mayor has resigned from office as he prepares to defend himself against charges he sexually abused two children.

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Decorah Journal

NICE ride scheduled for September

The Northeast Iowa Cycling Experience Ride is slated for Saturday and Sunday, Sept.

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