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57 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Cedar Rapids couple's invention featured on 'Shark Tank'

Packable Pails , invented and distributed from Iowa, were featured on the Today Show on NBC on July 3. The collapsible beach pails were invented by Tom and Melissa Reed of Cedar Rapids after their family took a trip to Myrtle Beach.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

5 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Julien Dubuque Bridge to close July 21

The heavily traveled Julien Dubuque Bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed for approximately 10-days beginning Monday, July 21 to replace deck joints on the bridge.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin

Fri Jul 11, 2014

TwinCities

St. Paul man's murder trial in Iowa delayed until 2015

The first-degree murder trial for John Bloomfield of St. Paul won't take place in Iowa until next year, according to online court documents.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Johnson County, IA, Coralville, IA

KCRG

Iowa Police: Women Confront Man In Facebook Sting

Dubuque police say a group of women confronted a man accused of trying to meet a 9-year-old girl for a sexual encounter.

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WHO-TV Des Moines

Iowa Supreme Court Rules Solar Power Project Can Move Forward

The four-to-two decision will allow Eagle Point Solar to install a solar energy system on a building owned by the city of Dubuque and sell all the electricity produced to the city.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Examiner.com

Tesla heads Saturday's Central Iowa shows

Multi-platinum rockers Tesla lead Saturday's Central Iowa concert lineup. Here are all the details on July 12's top shows.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

WHO-TV Des Moines

Help Wanted to Identify Body Pulled From River

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Mills County Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help to identify a body pulled from the Missouri River.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa woman gets probation in neglect case

A northern Iowa woman has been given probation for leaving more than a dozen residents alone at an assisted living center.

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The Washington Post

Little Denmark: Velkommen to Iowa

The Elk Horn phone book is filled with Andersens, ChristenA sens, Petersens, Eskovs, Clausens, Sorensens, Madsens, Mortensens and Jacobsens.

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Related Topix: Elk Horn, IA, Kimballton, IA, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Home Gardening, Home, Travel

Northern-Sun Print

The Senate Side-Senator Steve Sodders-Storms Create Emergencies Across Iowa

Because of bad weather throughout June, the Governor has already proclaimed disaster emergencies in 48 counties, including Black Hawk.

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Related Topix: Black Hawk County, IA, Marshall County, IA, Tama County, IA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Iowa Couple Dead, Police Search For Son

An elderly couple from a small northwestern Iowa town is dead. Authorities are calling their deaths suspicious and are searching for their son.

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Related Topix: Plymouth County, IA, Akron, IA

KIMT

North Iowa hospital holds hazmat drill

A group of medical professionals spent the day preparing for the worst. It's a part of annual hazmat training and the goal is to make it seem as realistic as possible.

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Merced Sun-Star

Mercy Health Network gets $10M federal grant

The money will help implement a new system that utilizes a centralized health care organization based at Mercy hospital in Des Moines.

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Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska

WHO-TV

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Tour Highlights County Fairs

Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey is going to the fair this week. It's not yet time for the Iowa State Fair, but it is time for Iowa's county fairs.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Eagle Grove, IA, Webster County, IA, Fort Dodge, IA, Calhoun County, IA

KIMT

Iowa man faces murder charge

Her body was found Wednesday morning on a Linn County Roadway. The Medical Examiner has determined that Gaffney died from head trauma.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa flooding 911 call: 'A boy went in the sewer'

A passing motorist tells authorities a "boy went in the sewer" and "his mother is yelling for him" during a 911 call that prompted a frantic search for two Iowa teenagers swept into an open storm drain during a flash flood.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

USA Today

Texas firm proposes oil pipeline through Iowa

A Texas company wants to run through Iowa an underground pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields to Illinois.

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Related Topix: Des Moines, IA

USA Today

Internet famous eagle in Iowa gets electrocuted, dies

DECORAH, Ia. - A bald eagle viewed from hatch to first flight by thousands online met a cruel fate Tuesday morning in Iowa.

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Related Topix: Decorah, IA

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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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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