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  1. Activists oppose rule mandating $1M insurance for ralliesRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Some activists are pushing to change rules that require groups to obtain $1 million in liability insurance before holding a protest at the Iowa Capitol. The Des Moines Register reports the Iowa Department of Administrative Services says it will review the rule.

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  2. Group: Rising Des Moines rent outpacing low-income wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A housing shortage for low-income workers in Des Moines is being exacerbated by soaring rent costs, a local organization has found. The Des Moines Register reports that rent in the city has increased by more than 15 percent in past five years.

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  3. Judge won't move trials in Iowa teen's starvation deathRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A judge has decided the trials won't be moved out of Polk County for the adoptive parents of a West Des Moines teenager who officials say was starved to death. Court records say Judge Karen Romano ruled Monday that Nicole Finn and Joseph Finn II have not sufficiently shown that pretrial publicity has ruined any chance for fair trials in Polk County.

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  4. Report: Iowa school uses full-body wraps, denies mental careRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A federally funded nonprofit orga... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the government to withhold public safety grants from... Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city will keep fighting President Donald Trump's immigration policies with a federal lawsuit alleging it's illegal for the government to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities. A group of Senate Democrats is expressing frustration over the State Department's efforts to address corruption and violence in Honduras.

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  5. Agriculture secretary visits Iowa, touts need for farmersRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is visiting Iowa on a tour to tout the importance of bringing more young people into farm-related professions. Perdue stopped in Sheffield, Des Moines, Urbandale and Davenport over the weekend as part of a five-state tour.

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  6. Iowa teen cleaning gun accidentally shoots self in legRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Police in the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale say a teen has accidentally shot himself in the leg while cleaning a handgun. Television station KCCI reports that officers were called to the teen's house around 1 p.m. Wednesday.

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  7. Iowa woman hopes to use "stand your ground" defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Des Moines woman charged with murder is seeking a judge's approval to use a "stand your ground" defense despite the law taking effect nearly two months after she allegedly shot and killed her stepfather. The Des Moines Register reports defense attorney Montgomery Brown argues the law should apply because 29-year-old Sera Alexander's case will go to trial after the law took effect July 1. The law says a person doesn't have to retreat before using deadly force if they think their life is being threatened.

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  8. Official says Iowa's largest public pension fund is "sound"Read the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The head of Iowa's largest public pension system says the trust fund that pays out retirement benefits is "sound," but at least one GOP lawmaker thinks changes might be needed. Donna Mueller, chief executive officer for the Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System, known as IPERS, says her assessment is based on industry standards.

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  9. Special education rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A judge's ruling could lead to an expansion of special-education services to thousands of Iowa students. The Des Moines Register reports that Administrative Law Judge Christie Scase has ordered the Iowa Education Department to reimburse an Urbandale couple for private tutoring they provided after their child was denied special-education programming at school.

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  10. East beats Bondurant-FarrarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Kaylee Hanks with a hard drive to centerfield---... Isla Ekstam can't quite make the catch...Josie Stocks and Kenidi Adams both score to give east a 5-3 lead... The Trojans add a run in the sixth.

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  11. Anti-war protesters block McKinley AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    DES MOINES, Iowa Anti-war protesters who encased their arms in concrete, blocking the road in front of the Iowa Air National Guard base, have been arrested after fire crews freed them. Law enforcement was called to McKinley Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday about protesters blocking the road.

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  12. Clive officials move to stop jumping from bridge into creekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Des Moines suburb has taken steps to keep people from jumping off a railroad bridge into a creek. Officials in Clive had grown concerned about increasing numbers of people jumping into Walnut Creek from an old railroad bridge along the Clive Greenbelt Trail.

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  13. Iowa sheriff's officer at center of investigation firedRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The sheriff's office tells the Des Moines Register that Sgt. Dan Charleston was fired Friday.

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  14. Harkin Steak Fry is making a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The last time they held it was in 2014, back when Tom Harkin represented Iowa as a U.S. Senator. Confirmed speakers at the Steak Fry include: Former Senator Tom Harkin State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Nate Boulton Gubernatorial candidate Fred Hubbell Davenport Alderman and gubernatorial candidate Mike Matson Gubernatorial candidate Dr. Andy McGuire Gubernatorial candidate Jon Neiderbach State Representative and gubernatorial candidate Todd Prichard Congressional candidate Cindy Axne Congressional candidate Anna Ryon The event is set for September 30th at the Des Moines Water Works Park from 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Admission will include a steak and sides.

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  15. 4 Iowa cities targeted because of fireworks restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A Nebraska company wants a federal court to stop four Iowa cities from restricting fireworks sales. The Des Moines Register reports that Bellino Fireworks Inc., which is based in Papillion, Nebraska, filed a complaint against Ankeny, Boone, Johnston and Pleasant Hill.

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  16. Clive considering ban on jumping from bridge into creekRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Des Moines Register reports that Clive officials will decide Thursday whether to make it illegal to jump into Walnut Creek from an old railroad bridge along the Clive Greenbelt Trail. Clive Police Chief Michael Venema says there's a lot of danger involved in the jumping, because the water level rises and falls.

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  17. Bride gets donated dress, after wedding dress was stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The quest to find a Des Moines woman's stolen wedding dress went viral on social media last week. Now, thanks to the help of strangers, Marissa Hurst is one step closer toward replacing it.

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  18. Man accused of civil fraud makes plea deal in criminal caseRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    An Iowa medical equipment business owner has made a plea deal in a criminal case that grew out of a civil investigation into Medicare fraud. Federal prosecutors say 64-year-old James O'Connor, of West Des Moines, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids to making and using false documents.

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  19. Iowa man to pay almost $900,000 after giving false documents to U.S. Attorney's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A West Des Moines man convicted of giving false documents will have to pay nearly $900,000 to resolve a civil investigation. James O'Connor, who operated O'Connor Medical Supply, Inc. in Clive, admitted to giving false documents tied to medical equipment that were then provided through the company.

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  20. FBI missed rigged jackpot in 2006 before lottery scheme grewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    A 2006 inquiry by the FBI into a lottery won by Tiption, a Texas judge, failed to uncover a jackpot rigging ... . FILE - In this Sept.

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