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3 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Univ. of Iowa Student Football Season Ticket Incentive Program Suspended

"This afternoon we learned of concerns related to a student football promotion. A question has been raised whether the promotion is compliant with state raffle laws.

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4 hrs ago | KCRG

Eastern Iowa Artist Overcomes Accident to Create Superheroes

'I'm just setting an example that the sky is not the limit, outer space is the limit,' said Tony Ramos, the man behind the show.

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Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

7 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Commission to Address Future of Iowa Gaming Licenses

It comes following the narrow approval of a Greene County casino in June and the denial of a license to developers in Cedar Rapids in April.

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8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate Candidate An Election

Within the last month, several liberal and environmental groups have targeted her with campaigns aimed at highlighting her climate positions and the money she's received from the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Environmental Law, Law, Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | KCRG

Iowa's First West Nile Cases Appearing Earlier Than Usual

A mosquito bites the photographer's arm while photographing at a standing pool of water next to the Walmart in SW Cedar Rapids on Thursday, May 29, 2003.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Cedar Rapids, IA

14 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Iowa's Weak Gun Laws Are Connected to Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence

Five women are murdered with guns every day in the United States, most often by their intimate partners.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Liberal Political News

18 hrs ago | Cityview Online

How can Koch-bottled Ernst be 'philosophically opposed' to what's right for Iowa?

Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, says of the Renewable Fuel Standard, "Philosophically, I am opposed to those mandates or those subsidies that are coming from the government.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Coon Rapids, IA, Guthrie County, IA

19 hrs ago | The Democrat

Northwest Iowa Football Camps Approaching

The month of August signals the start of football season throughout the area. A tradition of the month of August will continue starting next Monday, August 4, with the annual Northwest Iowa Football Camp.

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Related Topix: Emmetsburg, IA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WHO-TV

'Predatory' Military Lender Told to Forgive Iowans' Debt

Attorney General Tom Miller announced Tuesday that military consumer lender, Rome Finance, will liquidate and provide $91 million in debt relief to consumers across the country.

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KCRG

Marion Names Female Fire Chief, One of Two in Iowa

After about three months as interim chief and 23 years with the Marion Fire Department, Deb Krebill was named the city's next fire chief on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Fire

Alabama Live

Rare genetic disease threatening 9-year-old doesn't stop him from joining bicycle ride across Iowa

Gabe Griffin, 9, spends time with his dad, Scott Griffin, in north Shelby County on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after returning from a trip to Iowa earlier this month to meet with a group cycling across the country to raise awareness for Gabe's battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Dyersville, IA

The Wichita Eagle

Young's foes: Grassley work proves insider claim

In this June 21, 2014 file photo David Young, right, is congratulated after he received the Republican nomination in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District for the U.S. House in Urbandale, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Myrtle Beach Online

Soldiers get $92M in debt relief under settlement

Deceptive practices by Rome Finance Co., more recently doing business as Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, based in California and Georgia, included failing to accurately disclose charges and interest rates, New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

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WHO-TV

Iowa Lawmaker's 'Night of Destruction' in Old School Bus

Iowa lawmakers don't get accused of racing through their work at the statehouse.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government

ThinkProgress

Senate Nominee Argues Low Minimum Wage Is 'Appropriate for Iowa'

Iowa Senate nominee Rep. Bruce Braley released a new campaign ad on Tuesday highlighting his Republican opponent's opposition to increasing the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Liberal Political News

WHO-AM Des Moines

Iowa GOP gets former US Senate candidate as money-raiser

The new co-chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa is a familiar face to most people in the party.

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KAAL-TV Austin

Video: North Iowa Man Being Tased Multiple Times Minutes Before Dying

This newly released video, obtained by the Des Moines Register, shows the final moments of a man's life... as he's tased more than a dozen times by North Iowa Sheriff's Deputies.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KCRG

Made in Eastern Iowa: BLU Collar Fashion

'BLU stands for Born Leaders United,' said Andre Wright, founder and CEO of BLU Collar.

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The Daily Caller

Rand Paul To Travel Across Iowa In Presidential Campaign-Style Swing

In a campaign swing resembling that of a presidential candidate, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul plans to make a three-day trip across Iowa next week, another indication that the libertarian-leaning Republican is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Council Bluffs, IA, Conservative Political News

KWQC-TV Davenport

Police: Teen in Iowa shooting escaped facility

Police say a 17-year-old boy who allegedly shot a weapon into the air at Iowa City's pedestrian mall had earlier escaped from a juvenile home.

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