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42 min ago | 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.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Weather

42 min ago | 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.


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

1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US Governors, Terry Branstad, Weather

6 hrs ago | 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.


7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Cedar Rapids, IA

11 hrs ago | 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.


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Galva, IA, Agriculture, Science

18 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Medicaid director resigns to take U. of Iowa job

The state Department of Human Services says Jennifer Vermeer's resignation will be effective Aug. 21. She is leaving to become the new assistant vice president of medical affairs with University of Iowa Health Care.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, University of Iowa


$40 million in refunds for over 400,000 Iowans

Over 400,000 Iowans will share in $40 million in refunds thanks to state legal action against three buying clubs.


The Bachelorette' Episode 8 Recap: A Family Affair

Fans, we have finally made it to the semi-finals of this season of "The Bachelorette": the hometown visits.


Related Topix: Wedding, Beer, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Entertainment, Television

The Daily Beast

Iowa's Phantom CandidatesBy Ben Jacobs

Heard about all the 2016 Democratic hopefuls flocking to the Hawkeye State? No? That's because no one is visiting.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, John Edwards, Bill Richardson


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