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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

4Why Michele Bachmann should run for president in 2 charts

Michele Bachmann, who is retiring from Congress at the end of her term, is stoking speculation that she might mount a second bid for the White House.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Susana Martinez, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Concord Monitor

House, Senate advance competing border proposals

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, joined at right by incoming Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Calif., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 23, 2014, following a Republican strategy session.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Iowa Government, Illinois, Illinois Government


139 immigrant children make their way to Iowa

KIMT News 3 - The number of undocumented children in the country continues to grow, but the recently released figures in Iowa are shocking even area politicians.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa Government, George Bush

KWQC-TV Davenport

Fired Iowa editor claims religious discrimination

The former editor of the Newton Daily News has filed a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claiming he was fired for expressing his religious beliefs.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Blog News

The Arizona Republic

Prosecutor: Texts were 'countdown' to Iowa slaying

An Iowa man killed his pregnant wife so that he could be with another woman that he had zealously pursued for months, a prosecutor said Wednesday as he sought a murder conviction for a third time in the case.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Davenport, IA, Ottumwa, IA, Agency, IA


Iowa moves up in Kids Count survey

KIMT NEWS 3 - An annual survey is awarding high honors to both Iowa and Minnesota when it comes to how well kids are doing in the state.


Cityview Online

Branstad egg-cited about modern Iowa agriculture

That's how the governor likes his eggs - which are part of his breakfast diet one or two days a week, he says.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Guthrie Center, IA


Iowa Icon: Sweet Corn

If we were to make a list of Iowa Icons and narrow it down to one, one which we might proudly choose to represent us, one which is both fondly remembered and anxiously anticipated - it might be sweet corn.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

MSNBC's Matthews Slams 'Stupid' Iowa Republican Voters Who Might Back Perry

That's how an angry Chris Matthews erupted at Dallas Morning News columnist Wayne Slater as he suggested that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's sending 1,000 National Guardsmen to the border with Mexico would "play" well with Republican voters -- and potential 2016 caucus goers -- in western Iowa.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Illegal Immigration, US National Guard, US Military

Black Heart Gold Pants

Things Got Worse: Greg Garmon Arrested After Attempted Robbery

Call it AIRBHG, call it a tragedy, call it a stroke of luck for Iowa's reputation, whatever.


Related Topix: Sports, University of Iowa NCAA, NCAA Sports

The Democrat

Roberta Hersom Named To Iowa 4-H Hall Of Fame

An Emmetsburg woman will join several other Palo Alto County residents in the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame after her she was nominated and recognized Thursday evening at the 2014 Palo Alto County Fair.


Related Topix: Palo Alto County, IA, Emmetsburg, IA, Western Illinois University, Cylinder, IA, Curlew, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Western Iowa murder trial delayed until September

A trial has been delayed for a western Iowa man accused of shooting to death a 64-year-old woman.


WWWQ-FM Atlanta

"The Bachelorette" Recap: The Men Tell All

The eliminated contestants on the current season of The Bachelorette reunited Monday night for the traditional "Men Tell All" special on ABC.


Related Topix: The Bachelorette, Entertainment, Television

Hatch faults Branstad for nixing $1M solar grant

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the governor is letting powerful utility companies write his energy policy.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Energy, Iowa Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Investigation Underway in Iowa Shooting Death

The National Weather Service continues the heat advisory through Tuesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Weather

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iowans face the high temperatures

With the high heat index, of course Iowans are looking for ways to stay cool... Mark Tauscheck is joining the crowd tonight... You have to find relief wherever you can...and for most Iowans that involves water of some sort... Polk County Health says high heat and humidity can be even more dangerous on the heels of cool weather like we had last week ... (more)



Ash borer confirmed in 11th Iowa county

A beetle that destroys ash trees has been confirmed in Muscatine County, making it the 11th county in Iowa to have an infestation of the emerald ash borer.


Related Topix: Muscatine County, IA, Muscatine, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

A Sioux Rapids, IA man arrested for stabbing a Spencer man is now charged with attempted murder

Authorities found 19-year-old Chayton Quail of Spencer, Iowa, with stab wounds in a car that was involved in an accident on Highway 71 south of Spencer, Iowa around 7:30 p.m. on July 9. Now, Orozco is charged with attempted murder and is being held in the Buena Vista County Jail according to their website .


Related Topix: Spencer, IA, Sioux Rapids, IA

The Nation

Despite Scandals, Christie Gets Good Press in Iowa

The US attorney in New Jersey is investigating Bridgegate, the Sandy aid scandals, and corruption at the Port Authority, and so is the New Jersey state legislature and the Manhattan district attorney.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

KTIV-TV Sioux City

RAGBRAI 2014: Riders stop in Milford, Iowa for a bite

KTIV's Brianna Clark is following RAGBRAI riders on Day #2. Riders stopped in Milford, Iowa for a bite to eat and to rehydrate before getting back on the road.


Related Topix: Milford, IA, Rock Valley, IA, Okoboji, IA, Sioux City, IA


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