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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | Washington Times

Court: Man can seek office despite conviction

A split Iowa Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday that allows a Des Moines man to run for state Senate and affirms that second-offense drunken driving is not an infamous crime as defined by the Iowa Constitution.

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12 hrs ago | KCRG

Iowa Senate Approves Disabled Veterans Tax Credit

A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.

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16 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Eldora Escape: One Student Still At Large

Two of the three Eldora State Training School students who escaped last week have been caught but one is still on the loose.

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20 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

Records Request in Settlement Controversy Denied

The secretary of the Iowa Senate has denied an open records request for emails concerning the ongoing controversy about settlement agreements involving fired state employees.

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Yesterday | Agri Marketing

Two Iowa Gas Stations Awarded $125,000 To Upgrade Their Biofuel Offerings

TWO IOWA GAS STATIONS AWARDED $125,000 TO UPGRADE THEIR BIOFUEL OFFERINGS Apr. 15, 2014 Source: Iowa Governor's Office news release Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Lt.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Biofuel, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Agriculture, Science, Inwood, IA, Mount Ayr, IA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

House Investigation: Gop Say Efforts Politically Motivated

Lawmakers filing House Resolution 126 say it would allow the committee to call witnesses, administer oaths and issue subpoenas.

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KCCI-TV Des Moines

Lawmakers want independent review of Branstad adminstration

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Washington Times

Officials: Iowa law may void some absentee ballots

Lawmakers have been unable to change a state law on postmarked absentee ballots that may accidentally void some valid ballots.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense

In this April 9, 2014 file photo, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks to reporters outside his formal office at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Des Moines, IA, Chet Culver

The Modesto Bee

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

On four different occasions in recent years, we've published editorials calling for the legalization of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Iowa, Council Bluffs, IA, West Des Moines, IA, Opinion

Agri Marketing

Iowa Ag Secretary Provides Update On State's Water Quality Initiative

IOWA AG SECRETARY PROVIDES UPDATE ON STATE'S WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE Apr. 14, 2014 Source: Iowa Department of Agriculture news release Many Iowa farm fields are turning green earlier than normal this spring as a rapidly growing number of farmers are using cover crops to help better protect the soil and water they depend on to make their living.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Iowa hires nearly 400 without advertising the jobs

Critics told the Des Moines Register the practice makes it easier for friends and campaign donors to land the jobs.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

USA Today

State workers can wear anti-governor pins, judge says

DES MOINES, Iowa - State workers can wear pins that reflect unfavorably on Iowa's governor, an administrative law judge has ruled.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Coralville, IA

Washington Times

Court overturns coach's sexual exploitation case

The conviction of a former Bloomfield basketball coach who had sex with a 16-year-old girl on his team was thrown out Friday by the Iowa Supreme Court in a ruling that says coaches without teaching licenses are not school employees under the law and can't be convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee.

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KCRG

Union Chief Says Iowa 'Do-Not-Hire' List is Flawed

The president of Iowa's largest public employees union says the state's list of banned former workers is filled with mistakes and shouldn't have been released.

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WHO-AM Des Moines

Search On For Eldora Runaways

A search is underway near Eldora, for three students at the State Training School, who left the property last night.

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The Dysart Reporter

Session Can't End Until Care of Troubled Kids is Resolved

Governor Branstad's abrupt decision to close the Iowa Juvenile Home created a number of problems.

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Free Republic

Poll Shows Ernst Claiming Lead in U.S. Senate Primary

Joni Ernst has captured the momentum in Iowa's Republican U.S. Senate primary, according to a Suffolk University poll released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa, Suffolk University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Medical marijuana bill may surface in Senate

New policy measures cannot be raised late in the legislative session unless leaders in the House or Senate bring them up.

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Iowa City Press-Citizen

Iowa releases list of barred workers

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa's human resources agency has released a list of hundreds of former workers who are barred from ever returning to state employment, days after the department's now-fired director repeatedly told lawmakers no such list existed.

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