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  1. Sioux City deserves thanks for its DOT suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    It's not often that an Iowa municipality sees fit to sue the state of Iowa seeking permission to enforce the law.

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  2. Legislative Update: We must abide by budgeting principlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    Last week was the second funnel week in the Iowa Legislature. All policy bills that will be considered have had to clear either the House or Senate and a committee of the other chamber in order to remain eligible for further consideration.

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  3. Biz Buzz: Borlaug statue unveiling nearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    Who but Norman Borlaug could bring together a group as diverse as this: Bill Gates.

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  4. Cruz's fourth visit to Iowa has stops in Des Moines, Mason CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    Just three days before he will serve as a role model for Iowa home-schooled children and their parents, Ted Cruz sent out a humblebrag tweet of a shirtless image of himself with tattoos carved across sculpted biceps and pecs -- and a cigarette dangling from his lips.

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  5. Senate confirms nine appointees to state boards, departmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    The Iowa Senate approved nine appointees of Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday with little debate.

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  6. Legislative update: Iowa legislators unusually harmonious in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    When we think U.S. Congress, we picture rampant discord. I ask you to try on harmony as your new image of the Iowa Legislature.

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  7. Legislature Briefs: Teacher-student romance bill passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    Teachers who engage in relationships with former students could face revocation of their teaching licenses under a bill approved 47-0 Monday in the Iowa Senate.

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  8. Legislative Update: Inaction in House dooms good billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    Funnels are self-imposed deadlines to keep the legislative process moving. With the second funnel, a bill must be approved by either the House or Senate and by a committee in the other chamber to remain eligible for consideration throughout the rest of the session.

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  9. Telemed Abortions: Senator Calls Other's Claim "Offensive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 17 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Nine Iowa Senate Republicans made a late session push to ban a controversial abortion procedure.

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  10. Secret Cash: Governor's Administration Claims No KnowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 17 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds maintained that she, Governor Terry Branstad and their staffs only found out within the past week that taxpayers gave nearly $300,000 in previously secret settlements funded by tax dollars after six employees were terminated.

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  11. Iowa lawmakers OK anti-bullying plan for schoolsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Iowa lawmakers are continuing their efforts to fund an anti-bullying measure that would create an office to coordinate efforts and establish a grant program for schools across the state.

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  12. Legislative Update: Urbandale has much to be proud of with schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    Each time I meet with the Urbandale school board and school administrators, I always come away impressed.

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  13. Iowa lawmakers OK anti-bullying plan for schoolsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Home

    Iowa lawmakers are continuing their efforts to fund an anti-bullying measure that would create an office to coordinate efforts and establish a grant program for schools across the state.

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  14. Traffic cameras for 9 Iowa cities pulled in $19.7 million in revenue last fiscal yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    Tickets from automatic traffic cameras totaled $19.7 million for nine Iowa cities during the last fiscal year, but more than 34 percent of that money went to out-of-state vendors.

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  15. Medical marijuana OK is a matter of mercyRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    Thousands of Iowans are needlessly suffering because Iowa laws keep them from using medicine available in many other states.

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  16. Support students learning EnglishRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    Traditionally identified as a state with an aging population, Iowa presently faces new demographic opportunities and challenges: growing numbers of immigrants and English language learners.

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  17. Iowa Poll: Iowans more concerned with access to voting than voting fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Iowa City Press-Citizen

    A wide majority of Iowans believe it's more important to ensure ballot access for eligible voters than to guard against voting by those who are ineligible.

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  18. Iowa lawmakers clash over competing bullying billsRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | Home

    Cracking down on bullying in Iowa schools has been a priority this year for Gov. Terry Branstad, but lawmakers have criticized two competing bills and are seeking changes to the proposals.

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  19. Police chase across two southeast Iowa counties ends in arrestRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Home

    Around 6:55 a.m., officers of the Fairfield Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit after attempting to conduct a traffic stop.

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  20. The war on synthetic cannabinoids wages onRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | Http

    The Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy confirmed on Tuesday, Feb. 28, that in 2013, the drug compound 5F-PB-22 was responsible for the death of three Iowans in their late teens and early twenties.

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