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There's no slowing down for iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor . Taylor recently completed an extensive North American tour and will soon embark on a tour of Europe.
DES MOINES, Iowa-Republicans are taking a swing at Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch saying he mixed his legislative work with his personal business interests.
A homeless disabled woman says she was roughed up by a Polk County Deputy. But his patrol car video tells the full story.
Report from the non-partisan Legislative Services Agency triggering some very partisan bickering before the Senate Government Oversight Committee Tuesday morning.
Emergency crews responded to the intersection of 40th Street at Hickman Road shortly before 9 p.m .
According to Allstate Insurance Company, Des Moines ranked as the 13th safest city among the top 200 cities in the United States in it's annual "Best Drivers Report".
The Chief of Police for the City of Des Moines is retiring after 34 years with the department.
A corridor of rain and thunderstorms will stretch from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes through midweek, bringing the threat of travel delays and flooding.
Last week homeless campsites along the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers were cleaned up.
Wizard World Comic Con has announced its 2015 convention schedule, and thousands who crave comic books and sci-fi will be in Des Moines next June.
A man was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase Saturday night, and police later discovered a 13-year-old child in the car.
Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert announced Monday that Iowa employers who pay into the state unemployment trust fund will see their contributions drop by $108 million when the average jobless insurance tax rate dips from 1.6 percent to 1.2 percent for the 2015 calendar year.
The work week starts off with shows from The Mowgli's, Byrne & Kelly, and more. Check out the details below in the Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Monday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 26. Monday's concerts are led by a show by California alt-rockers The Mowgli's at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines.
The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger with Continental Air lines.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 05:15 am
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