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  1. Holocaust survivor recalls 'Lucky Lie' that saved his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | USA Today

    Holocaust survivor recalls 'Lucky Lie' that saved his life A 12-year-old based her book on David Wolnerman's tale of 5 years in concentration camps. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1GyNmNc Holocaust survivor, David Wolnerman talks about his experience in the Auschwitz and Dachau concentration camps in the early 1940s and why he wants to share his story with others.

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  2. Iowa looks to rebound after 7-6 seasonRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | USA Today

    Perhaps the most crucial spring practice session of Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz's 17-year tenure reached the halfway point Saturday. For the third spring game in a row, the Hawkeyes travelled to West Des Moines, Iowa - just minutes away from the state capitol and about a 30-minute drive from Iowa State's spring scrimmage on Saturday.

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  3. Iowa hoping Canzeri, Daniels emerge as running backsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | USA Today

    Iowa's reputation as a running team has been hampered by the fact that the Hawkeyes haven't run the ball particularly well in recent years. Iowa is hoping to get back to its roots in 2015 behind a senior holdover and a trio of intriguing but inexperienced backs.

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  4. Make A Difference Day Awards: Food for needy from IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | USA Today

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Dave Bradley worked for a bank for 30 years, eventually serving as CEO, before he was hired as executive director of Iowa-based Meals from the Heartland. Working for the hunger-fighting Make A Difference Day Awards: Food for needy from Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa - Dave Bradley worked for a bank for 30 years, eventually serving as CEO, before he was hired as executive director of Iowa-based Meals from the Heartland.

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  5. Aaron Schock is gone but will 'Downton' look remain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | USA Today

    Aaron Schock's resignation from Congress takes effect Tuesday, but curious minds want to know: Will his successor get rid of the Downton Abbey -inspired office look that contributed to the Illinois Republican's fall from grace? "That'll be a good problem to solve if I'm fortunate enough to get elected, but I'll worry about that if and when I'm elected," LaHood told the Pekin Daily Times . Quick recap: A Washington Post story about Schock's bold-red office decor in the style of the hit PBS show about an English manor led reporters to dig deep about the high-flying congressman's spending from official and campaign accounts.

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  6. Rubio touts April 13 announcement for 'something'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | USA Today

    But the Florida Republican wouldn't specify during a Fox News interview Monday whether he will run for president - as many people widely expect -or even confirm that he's booked a notable Miami venue for his announcement. Rubio instead dutifully directed people to his website, marcorubio.com, which now includes a sign-up page for tickets to his "big announcement."

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  7. Sen. Grassley kicks off re-election bid with Iowa fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | USA Today

    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, at a March 4, 2015, Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, will kick off his campaign for a seventh term on Monday night at a fundraising bash in West Des Moines, Iowa, reports our colleague Jennifer Jacobs at The Des Moines Register .

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  8. Small businesses struggle with health care lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | USA Today

    Small businesses struggle with health care law Small businesses struggle to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Hj5JEK Brad Mete, a managing partner at Affinity Resources, a temporary staffing company, poses for photos in his Miami Lakes, Fla., office.

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  9. Dominatrix grandmother: 'Fifty Shades' will open mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | USA Today

    While other 6-year-old girls were brushing their Barbies' hair and dressing them up for convertible rides with Ken, Ms. Robin was hogtying hers.

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  10. Muslims encouraged by Iowa Poll's findingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | USA Today

    Muslims encouraged by Iowa Poll's findings Iowa Poll: 53% of Republicans and 81% of Democrats believe Islam is inherently peaceful. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1DEPH6O Democratic state Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad says Iowans of both parties are interacting with more Muslims than ever before.

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  11. Trump: 'I would've won the race against Obama'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | USA Today

    Donald Trump is aggressively pushing himself back onto the Iowa stage as presidential material. In an interview, he said the two presumed GOP frontrunners, Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, are doomed to lose.

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  12. Autism, bone fractures can't sink 'Unbreakable Boy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | USA Today

    Austin LeRette is the Unbreakable Boy. He is not normal. No one needs to point this out to him or to his family.

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  13. Cheap gas: Who wins, who loses?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | USA Today

    Cheap gas: Who wins, who loses? Who wins and who loses with all that cheap gas available at the pump? Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1BNzOMk Unleaded gasoline with ethanol has dipped under $1.90 a gallon in the Des Moines area - and prices could drop another 5 to 15 cents a gallon before spring, said Patrick DeHaan, a senior analyst at GasBuddy.com. OPEC is pressing production in an attempt to regain market share, and it's further pushing down crude prices, which have tumbled below $50 a barrel.

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  14. Shoppers scramble for deals on Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | USA Today

    Shoppers scramble for deals on Black Friday Shoppers descend on Scheels at 5 a.m. in West Des Moines, Iowa. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1xQZ4vN Even in Europe, it's Black Friday! Shoppers leave a supermarket in Cardiff, Britain whereBlack Friday has become one of Britain's biggest shopping days of the year.

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  15. Ben Carson talk hits home with Christian conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | USA Today

    Dr. Ben Carson, a prominent retired neurosurgeon widely mentioned as a prospective 2016 presidential candidate, got a warm and enthusiastic reception Saturday night from a key group of Iowa Christian conservatives. Ben Carson talk hits home with Christian conservatives DES MOINES - Dr. Ben Carson, a prominent retired neurosurgeon widely mentioned as a prospective 2016 presidential candidate, got a warm and enthusiastic reception Saturday night from a key group of Iowa Christian conservatives.

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  16. Joni Ernst spokeswoman stepped down after OWI arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | USA Today

    Gretchen Hamel, a spokeswoman for Joni Ernst's U.S. Senate campaign, was arrested Oct. 29 for operating while intoxicated and resigned the following morning. Joni Ernst spokeswoman stepped down after OWI arrest DES MOINES, Iowa - Gretchen Hamel, a spokeswoman for Joni Ernst's U.S. Senate campaign, was arrested Oct. 29 for operating while intoxicated and resigned the following morning.

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  17. Builders of tiny houses say they're a big thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | USA Today

    Builders of tiny houses say they're a big thing Advocates say tiny homes serve as a rebuttal to America's obsession with big living. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tPaFgL Sean Spain of Johnston, Iowa, builds 100-square-foot tiny homes.

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  18. Ump nearly crashed when told of World Series gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | USA Today

    When the call came, Eric Cooper saw a 212 area code and knew the call originated from New York - the home of Major League Baseball. Umpire nearly crashed car when told of first World Series assignment When the call came, Eric Cooper saw a 212 area code and knew the call originated from New York - the home of Major League Baseball.

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  19. Romney tells (a long) Obama jokeRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | USA Today

    Mitt Romney told an Iowa crowd this weekend that candidates shouldn't tell jokes, "but I'm not running for office, so I can tell one." WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - Mitt Romney wanted to tell a joke.

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