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1 hr ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

Officials: Dead Woman Mom To Girls In Iowa Alert

Authorities say a woman whose body was found near Walker in Linn County was the mother of three girls who were the subjects of an Amber Alert.

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1 hr ago | 1110 KFAB

Dead Woman Mom To Girls In Iowa Alert

Authorities say a woman whose body was found in Iowa near Walker in Linn County was the mother of three girls who were the subjects of an Amber Alert.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Exclusive: Americans For Prosperity To Spend $800K Attacking Iowa Democrat For Farmer Gaffe

Iowans will continue to see that embarrassing video of Democratic Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley hobnobbing with trial lawyers and seemingly dismissing farmers in his state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Conservative Political News

7 hrs ago | KCRG

Woman Seeks To Dismiss Coach Sex Abuse Case

A woman alleging she was molested by a female coach a decade ago while attending school in New London is dismissing a federal lawsuit against the school district.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

Branstad Expands List of Iowa Disaster Proclamations

Seven more Iowa counties have been added to the list of disaster areas from storms in the last two weeks.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Weather

Cityview Online

The 12 percent: Is it politically fatal for Ernst? Can a candidate in modern Iowa be too religious, too rural?

U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, an Iowa Republican whom Romney endorses, faces her own challenging political figure - call it The 12 percent, a muscular swing vote of the unchurched that's been largely obscured in analysis of modern Iowa politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Steve King, Tom Harkin, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election

Switched

Terminal Cancer Patient Guilty In Marijuana Trial

A terminal cancer patient who says he grew marijuana to treat his tumors was found guilty of drug charges Wednesday by an Iowa jury that wasn't allowed to hear his defense.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison, Terry Branstad, US Governors

WOWT-TV Omaha

Iowa Issues Severe Weather Proclamation

Gov. Terry Branstad has issued a disaster emergency proclamation for seven Iowa counties in response to recent storms and flooding.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad, Weather

WHO-TV Des Moines

Van and Bonnie Blood Drive Brings in Iowans

The LifeServe Blood Center says it's typical of this time of the year. Right now there's less than a two-day supply of most blood types.

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KCRG

Kates Steps Down As African American Museum of Iowa Director

Michael Kates, Executive Director of the African American Museum of Iowa, delivers remarks at a service marking the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's March on Washington on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the museum in Cedar Rapids.

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Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Siouxland teen killed in motorcycle crash

According to the Iowa State Patrol, the accident happened around 4:30 Tuesday afternoon on the north side of Milford.

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Related Topix: Arion, IA, Graettinger, IA, Palo Alto County, IA, Sioux City, IA

Ag Professional

Small-scale flow of cellulosic ethanol from Iowa

Three cellulosic ethanol plants have been under construction, and the smallest one, which is producing cellulosic ethanol as a byproduct of corn ethanol production is now in operation.

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Related Topix: Galva, IA, Agriculture, Science

Tama News-Herald

How to make higher education more transparent in Iowa

As with all forms of government, when less information is made easily accessible to the public, it effects the preconceived ideas about that form of government.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

USA Today

Iowans feel mixed about food labels, survey finds

Iowans care about where their food is grown, whether it's organic, made with high-fructose syrup or without GMOs, a new survey from the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation shows.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Life, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science

Switched

Terminal Cancer Patient Can't Use Illness As A Defense In Iowa Marijuana Trial

An Iowa terminal cancer patient showed up to court Tuesday wrapped in a blanket, still wearing hospital identification wristbands, to testify at his trial on felony marijuana charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Prison, Terry Branstad, US Governors

WOWT-TV Omaha

WWII Airman's Remains Returning to Iowa

More than 69 years after being shot down on a bombing mission over Germany during WWII, Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: Moulton, IA, US Military, US Air Force, US Army, World News, Germany, Moravia, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Flood meeting gives Northwest Iowa towns some hope

Towns inundated by flood waters a few weeks ago have moved swiftly into recovery mode.

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Related Topix: Harper, IA, Palo Alto County, IA, Graettinger, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Flags, plaques that adorned Iowa Juvenile Home to be returned

Approximately 90 plaques and American flags on display at the Iowa Juvenile Home will be returned to donors, according to the Iowa Department of Human Services.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Tracking crude oil: New rules about shipping oil by rail in Iowa

It's explosive, and millions of gallons move through eastern Iowa each month. This week, KWWL learned where crude oil is shipped in large amounts as firefighters leave the state for training.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Allamakee County, IA, Dubuque County, IA

ThinkProgress

Iowa Senate Candidate Says Obama Should Face Impeachment

In a newly published video , Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst tells a crowd of primary voters that, if elected, she would make sure President Obama faced impeachment hearingsfor allegedly violating the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

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