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Democrats on Sunday launched efforts demanding Gov. Terry Branstad provide Iowans an explanation about six secret settlements paid to former Iowa employees, most who claim they lost their jobs because of their Democratic ties.
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Recent episodes in which public employees have abused Iowans while other citizens are kept in the dark about the assaults and even a death might well be called "a farce or a tragedy or perhaps both."
The next chairman of the Iowa Republican Party will need to be one part Donald Trump, one part Ronald Reagan and one part Jesus to heal the fractured party's wounds and deliver it to the promised land.
Republicans Sam Clovis, Hinton: He gained a conservative following as a radio talk show host, but he has dropped any mention of radio from his bio and instead focuses on his 25 years in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot, his doctorate in public administration and other credentials.
Some Iowa families say without medical marijuana, they will have no choice but to move to Colorado to save their children's lives.
Bills surviving Friday's legislative deadline include measures that would crack down on bullying in schools, allow the sale of fireworks and regulate the use of unmanned aerial drones.
Fourteen members of the Iowa Legislature didn't file for re-election by Friday's deadline at the Iowa Secretary of State's office, leaving open seats to fill in November's election.
Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for the two longtime friends who were believed to be the victims of homicide on a rural western Iowa farm.
On the first day of spring break, some local kids were up to no good. Two minors set fire to the playground at Park Avenue Elementary in Des Moines.
Bob Hearst and Judy Stalkfleet of Cedar Rapids meet with Sen. Wally Horn during an AARP Iowa Lobby Day at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines in 2007.
In this Nov. 1, 2012 file photo provided by the Iowa Department of Corrections is Rasberry Williams who is serving a life sentence for fatally shooting an acquaintance over a $30 debt outside a Waterloo, Iowa, pool hall in 1974.
A convicted murderer praised for maintaining a stellar record during his 39 years behind bars may soon become the rare Iowa inmate to be freed after being sentenced to life in prison.
Legislation intended to ensure victims can report sexual assaults and other crimes involving state military personnel remains alive following a legislative panel's unanimous vote Thursday.
Copyright 2014, Des Moines Register and Tribune Co. A solid majority of Iowans oppose raising the state's gasoline tax, although support for the idea is slowly increasing, according to The Des Moines Register's Iowa Poll.
Ned Chiodo filed a challenge with the Iowa Secretary of State arguing that Tony Bisignano lost his right to vote and hold office because of his most recent drunken driving conviction in January.
Promoting a healthy Iowa is a stated priority of Gov. Terry Branstad. No doubt, since he has retaken office health and wellness have been near the top of the governor's agenda.