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1 hr ago | KCRG

Iowa man pleads guilty in child porn case

A Davenport man caught downloading more than 3,000 images of child pornography over seven years has pleaded guilty to a charge in federal court.

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1 hr ago | Star-Telegram.com

Iowa-firm to head search for Fort Worth's next superintendent

The school board is expected to sign a contract "not to exceed $60,000" with an Iowa-based search firm that will assist in selecting the Fort Worth school district's next superintendent, officials said.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

5 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

3 firefighters hurt in fire at Equitable Building

The fire broke out about 1 a.m. with reports of parts of the Equitable Building and the Skywalk connecting the building to the Hub Tower filling with smoke.

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8 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

Live from Iowa City: What you need to know about Iowa-Northern Iowa

Iowa's biggest advantage today isa Experience at several key positions. Namely the offensive and defensive lines.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections ad roundup: Democrats decide enough is enough, and target Joni Ernst on Medicare

But this is a very good spot from the DSCC that goes after Ernst on one of her biggest potential vulnerabilities: Medicare.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Representative Steve Southerland, Social Security, Personal Finance

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

5 issues to watch in the Iowa's US Senate race

As election day draws close, where do Iowa's Senate candidates stand on some key policy issues? Here are five things to watch in the close race between Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst : - Braley voted for President Obama's health care law, which he says has helped Iowans get health insurance either through tax credits to purchase a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Medicaid, Health, Prison

The Estherville Spirit

Iowa Lakes dedicates S.E.R.T. building

With a 72-ton nacelle looming in the background, a host of dignitaries dedicated the Iowa Lakes Community College Sustainable Energy Resources & Technologies building Thursday.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Estherville, IA, Emmetsburg, IA

The Hill

McConnell campaign manager resigns amid Iowa bribery scandal

Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned Friday amid growing speculation over his involvement in a vote-buying scandal when he led former Rep. Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Representative Michele Bachmann

News Max

Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns Amid Iowa Scandal

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigned Friday amid fallout from a scandal in Iowa involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Templeton Rye will add clarity of Indiana origins

Executives at Templeton Rye say they will change labels on bottles of their celebrated whiskey to be clear the alcohol is distilled in Indiana, not Iowa.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Sioux City, IA, Estherville, IA

WHO-AM Des Moines

Iowa EBT Card Changes

Iowa's Department of Human Services has a new procedure for replacing Food Assistance Cards, in an effort to combat fraud.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

WHO-TV Des Moines

Hunger Fight Kicks Off with Promising Numbers

The race to package more than five million meals began Wednesday with the 7th Annual Hunger Fight, organized by local non-profit Meals From the Heartland.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Eldridge men arrested for manufacturing meth, child endangerment

Three children have been removed from a home in eastern Iowa where police say an active meth lab was found.

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The Dysart Reporter

Svoboda enters Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame

Eighty-two counties and two state level Iowa 4-H volunteers were inducted into the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during the 2014 ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 17. Inductees or their surviving family members were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage.

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Related Topix: Iowa State University, Benton County, IA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Ex-worker at Iowa casino claims discrimination

A former employee for Mystique Casino in Dubuque has sued the casino, claiming she was fired because she didn't dress more feminine.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Senator Statue Returns to Iowa

After being in the United States Capitol since the year 1910, the statue of former Iowa senator James Harlan has returned home.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Terry Branstad, US Governors

KCRG

Iowa Mom in Cancer Hoax Case Faces More Charges

Des Moines television station KCCI reports 30-year-old Leatha Slauson was charged Wednesday with child endangerment causing bodily injury and unlawful possession of a prescription drug.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Judge agrees to move Iowa woman's murder trial

The trial of an Iowa woman accused of killing her husband and his girlfriend will be moved to a different county.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

KCRG

More cases of West Nile being reported in Iowa

Seven cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Iowa this summer since the first case was found in July, public health officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Washington Evening Journal

Taha runs for Iowa ag secretary

Sherrie Taha, left, Democratic Party candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, talks with Diane Hanson Thursday after delivering her remarks to a group of people at the Jefferson County Democratic Party Headquarters in Fairfield.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Jefferson County, IA, Fairfield, IA, US News, Des Moines, IA

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