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Opinion Staff wrote a new blog post: Students landfill diversion is wise move
Congratulations to the students and faculty at Regina Elementary School in Iowa City for being involved in using our resources in order to keep from supplying our misused landfills.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Fairfield Ledger
A dog named Toby has been credited with saving an Iowa couple from a fire that damaged their home southeast of Des Moines.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Powerball jackpot grows to $600 million
DES MOINES, Iowa - Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game's history and the world's second largest lottery prize.
Wisconsin Marine reunited with canine partner
A Marine from Wisconsin who promised to adopt the bomb sniffing dog he served with in Afghanistan received a surprise Friday, during a ceremony at the Iowa State Capitol.
Cinema Blend News
Uma Thurman Campaigns Against Gay Rights For Anita Bryant Biopic
It's often said that there are no good parts for actresses as they age. But 43-year-old Uma Thurman is blowing holes through that theory, picking up a pair of provocative projects in the past few months.
WOI-TV West Des Moines
KKK application taped to black Iowa pupil's locker
A Ku Klux Klan application form has been taped to the locker of a black student at a middle school in the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale.
Big Candy Bar Equates to Big Customer Experience
Some include a newspaper in the morning, complementary bottles of water, a piece of chocolate on the nightstanda You get the idea.
WHO-TV Des Moines
Apartment Fire: Firefighter Injured
Firefighters were called to the building on 9th Street just north of I-235 in Des Moines around 7:30 p.m. At one point firefighters were evacuated from the building as the floors gave way.
Thu May 16, 2013
Globe Catholic Newspaper
Rural life advocates hope for congressional action
Rural life advocates see a good chance for a delayed farm bill to finally go through Congress before the month of May is over.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Nationwide Insurance, Allied Insurance Responding to Texas Tornadoes
Nationwide Insurance and Allied Insurance claims representatives and agents are prepared to assist customers affected by the severe storms that recently swept through Texas.
No Powerball winner; jackpot may hit $ 550M
A Powerball lottery ticket for the estimated record 425 million USD jackpot prize, Powerball's biggest winnings ever, is seen in a convenience store in Washington on November 26, 2012.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
'American Pickers' star making stops in metro
Mike Wolfe the creator and star of the "American Pickers" show on the History channel is making stops in the Des Moines metro area Thursday.
The Miami Herald
Kan. prison officials charge doctor's killer
The man convicted of killing one of Kansas' only late-term abortion providers is now accused of trying to intimidate the woman who reopened his shuttered clinic, prison officials said.
Obama To Meet With Treasury Officials Over IRS Scandal
The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with Treasury officials Wednesday to discuss the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for special review.
'Bring Our War Dollars Home'
YEAR AFTER YEAR, more than 50 percent of the federal discretionary budget goes to the Pentagon, while only one-third of the non-defense discretionary budget is invested in struggling states and communities-a contrast at the heart of this year's congressional budget battles.
Wed May 15, 2013
Whites-only scholarship at Columbia challenged
Lydia C. Chamberlain established a fellowship for graduate students born in Iowa to attend Columbia.
Robbery Suspect: Police Seek Public's Help
Des Moines Police are looking for information regarding a robbery which took place earlier this month at a convenience store.
Feds reveal the search warrant used to seize Mt. Gox account
The Department of Homeland Security is investigating Mt. Gox , the largest Bitcoin exchange, for violating laws on US money exchange and money transfers-and it's grabbing the exchange's money in the process.
Journal and Courier
Powerball jackpot spikes to $360M for tonight's drawing
Terri Leonard , and Richard Woelfel work a Powerball machine last November at BB's Liquors on Indianapolis' Southside.
KCCI-TV Des Moines
Legally drunk after 1 drink?
NTSB officials said it should be cut from .08 blood alcohol level to .05, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.