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  1. The home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Messenger

    Recent economic successes in Iowa were repeatedly touted by state Sen. Joni Ernst, Gov. Terry Branstad and other Republican candidates as they rallied with a group of cheering supporters Friday morning in Fort Dodge. The candidates talked about falling unemployment rates and rising personal incomes that Ernst, the Republican nominee for the United States Senate, called "a record of success here in Iowa" that she's basing her campaign on.

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  2. They back KraayenbrinkRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Messenger

    The 2014 election is only days away. Many have already voted - many already know who they will vote for - and many simply haven't decided yet.

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  3. Halvorson's actions are despicableRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Messenger

    In an era of gutterized discourse, perhaps it's heartening that some acts of politicking still register as universally despicable. Out of this sewer spewed the so-called "Open letter to the voters of Webster County District #4," a listing of the alleged shortcomings of incumbent Supervisor Merrill Leffler fraught with rumor and innuendo.

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  4. Three School Districts, including Postvill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    THE DENISON, DES MOINES AND POSTVILLE DISTRICTS WILL RECEIVE GRANTS. THE RECIPIENTS WERE ANNOUNCED FRIDAY BY IOWA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DIRECTOR BRAD BUCK.

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  5. 3 school districts receive state literacy grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WKBT

    Three Iowa school districts have been notified they'll receive grants from the state to boost the literacy skills of students who don't speak English. The Denison, Des Moines and Postville districts will receive grants.

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  6. Christie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for BranstadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is giving a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's re-election bid. The potential presidential contender spoke Thursday night to about 200 gathered in a factory in Burlington in southeast Iowa.

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  7. Protecting our eldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KIMT

    KIMT News 3 - It's a decision most people will face in their lifetime, what is the appropriate next step when it comes to a loved one's care? We're talking about the time for an elderly loved one to reconsider their living arrangements. When that time comes, choosing the right care facility is a great responsibility.

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  8. Rachel Maddow Apologizes for Offending Her Viewers' SensibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Mediaite.com

    MSNBC's Rachel Maddow took the time last night to apologize to her viewers for offending them; not over anything political or factual, but over their decorative sensibilities. Breaking out her branded "Department of Corrections" segment on Thursday, Maddow noted that she made a mistake during the previous evening's segment that painted Republican Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst as a trigger-happy gun fanatic.

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  9. Iowans 'absolutely sure' Hillary Clinton is runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    Secretary Hillary Clinton delivers remarks on creating an AIDS-free generation at the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda, Maryland on November 8, 2011. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during the North American Trilateral Ministerial with Her Excellency Dr. Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico and The Honorable Lawrence Cannon, P.C., M.P.,... U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers the keynote address of the Town Hall Meeting at Plenary Session of Foreign Affairs Day in the Dean Acheson Auditorium of the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC May 1, 2009.

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  10. Governor Chris Christie Back In IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    One person was taken to the hospital after the tractor they were driving was hit by a train in Clinton County. The accident happened off Highway 30, at the crossing at 190th Avenue... One person was taken to the hospital after the tractor they were driving was hit by a train in Clinton County.

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  11. Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Ernst, Braley Tied in Crucial Iowa Senate RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | News Max

    The high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa is a dead heat, with Democratic Representative Bruce Braley and Republican state Senator Joni Ernst each garnering the support of 45 percent of likely voters, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll. Braley and Ernst have been locked in a tight race that has seen an influx of outside money and appearances from prominent national figures on both sides of the aisle.

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  12. Christie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | SFGate

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, talks with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, as Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, center, looks on, after speaking at a get-out-the-vote rally, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at the Winegard Company in Burlington, Iowa.

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  13. Races for governor carry 2016 implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Hawk Eye

    Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races. GOP candidates ... Iowa gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch speaks during his debate with Gov. Terry Branstad Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City, Iowa.

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  14. Former GOP Staffer: Senate Candidate Joni Ernst "Did and Said Nothing" to Stop Sexual HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Mother Jones

    A lawsuit filed last week by a former GOP staffer in the Iowa state Senate claims that US Senate candidate Joni Ernst, a Republican, saw male colleagues sexually harass a female employee when Ernst served in the state Senate and "did and said" nothing to stop the abuse. Kirsten Anderson, a former communications director for the Iowa Senate Republican Caucus, filed the lawsuit against the caucus on October 16. She claims that she was a victim of sexual harassment when she worked for the caucus and that when she complained to her superiors, she was fired.

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  15. Weapons ban for Tama city property?Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    Weapons of any kind will be prohibited on almost all city property if an ordinance passed on 1st reading is adopted in final form by the Tama City Council. Voting 4-0 to approve the 1st reading at the Monday night, Oct. 20, council meeting were members Steve Baier, Doug Ray, Mike Carnahan and Kenny McAdoo.

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  16. Backs Hatch for governorRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Tama News-Herald

    These are my views as to why Iowa veterans should vote FOR Jack Hatch for governor, and AGAINST Terry Branstad. Veterans need to vote for Jack Hatch because of Branstad's work against the Iowa Veterans Home .

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  17. Wants to keep Sen. Daryl Beall on the jobRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Messenger

    I would like to thank state Sen. Daryl Beall for supporting Senate Amendment S5145 which provided funds to hire 33 new correctional officers statewide. Sen. Beall believes "we must do everything possible to protect the people who protect us."

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  18. They favor re-electing Sen. Daryl BeallRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Messenger

    When we make our decision for whom to vote we always use the 3 E's as our determining factor. The E's are economy, education, and environment.

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  19. REG unveils new upgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KIMT

    A lot can happen with $20 million and a year of planning, just ask those with REG of Mason City as they celebrate their new upgrades. It didn't take long for the Renewable Energy Group or REG to make good on their promise to invest even more into the Mason City community.

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  20. Renewable Energy Group Completes Biorefinery UpgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Manufacturing.net

    Renewable Energy Group, Inc. celebrated Thursday the completion of upgrades to its 30-million gallon biorefinery in Mason City, Iowa, which allows the plant to produce biodiesel from a wide variety of raw materials. Several state and local government and business leaders were on hand for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the occasion.

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