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Waterloo Woman Meets Parents of Man Whose Heart Saved Her Life

In many ways, it felt just like a family reunion, with all the emotions of people who haven't seen each other in a long time.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KIMT

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ST.ANSGAR, Iowa - It may still technically be summer, but fall will be here before you know it.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Washington Times

Lawsuit says Iowa nursing home mistreated woman

The family of an elderly Iowa woman who died this week has sued the nursing home where she was receiving care, accusing the facility of leaving the woman naked and soiled on the floor of an unfurnished room.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

WHO-TV

Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Shrieks from Iowan

JOHNSTON, Iowa-Nearly 100 people turned out to take part in Johnston's annual Run for the Trails 5k Saturday morning.

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Examiner.com

Ani DiFranco, HCTM, Tiffany, Method Man, and Redman are coming to Central Iowa

Ani DiFranco , Here Come The Mummies , Tiffany , and the World Wide Rollers Tour featuring Method Man and Redman all have new concert dates set for Central Iowa venues.

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Related Topix: Rap, Ani Difranco, Folk, Pop/Rock, Tiffany, Here Come the Mummies

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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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.

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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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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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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