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  1. Des Moines in top 10 - Best Places to Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    U.S. News and World Report has unveiled its " 2017 Best Places to Live " list and Des Moines ranks in the top 10. Des Moines ranks 9th list of best places to live in the United States. The list ranked Des Moines so high because of its job market, as well as housing costs lower than the national average and a wide range of cultural events.

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  2. Suspect in custody in Des Moines house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Neighbors called about a fire in the 6000 block of Urbandale Drive at 7:22 a.m. When fire crews arrived, they found flames coming out of the windows. Officials said a man and a woman escaped the fire, but a family dog did not.

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  3. Triple-implosion planned for downtown Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    WEBVTT SUBCOMMITTEE THIS AFTERNOON.STEVE: GET READY FOR A TRIPLEIMPLOSION IN DOWNTOWN DESMOINES.KCCI'S TODD MAGEL JOINS US LIVEAT MERCY MEDICAL CENTER NEAR 2NDAND UNIVERSITY.TODD, THIS WILL BE A BIG ONE.TODD: IT IS.THREE BUILDINGS HERE BEHIND MEAT THE OLD MERCY PARK APARTMENTSWILL BE BLASTED DOWN NEXT MONTH.TONIGHT, THE CITYCOUNCILAPPROVED THE DEMOLITION PLANS.FROM THE YMCA OF THE DES MOINESRIVER TO METHODIST MEDICALCENTER TO THE TOWERS DORMITORIES, AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY,CENTRAL IOWANS HAVE HAD ENJOYED-- CENTRAL IOWANS HAVE ENJOYEDSPECTACULAR IMPLOSIONS.NOW, IT'S MERCY MEDICAL CENTER'STURN.CREWS ARE ALREADY AT WORKGUTTING THREE BUILDINGS OF THEMERCY PARK APARTMENTNOW, WE HAVE LEARNED THE SEVENSTORY BUILDINGS WILL COME ALLTHE WAY DOWN NEXT MONTH WITH THEHELP OF EXPLOSIVES.>> WE HAVE BEEN CONVINCED THATTHE EXPLOSIVES OPTION IS A GOODOPTION.TODD: DES MOINES COMMUNITYDEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR ... (more)

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  4. Park officials won't put warning sign near site of fatal fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Officials say they won't erect warning signs near an Iowa park overlook where a man fell 60 feet to his death on New Year's Day. Sixty-three-year-old Dan Carlile, of Ames, fell after losing his footing near Lost Lake Trail at Ledges State Park south of Boone.

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  5. Bill to legalize fireworks advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    WEBVTT TONIGHT'S "THIS IS IOWA.THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.THE PUSH TO MAKE FIREWORKS LEGALIN IOWA IS BACK AGAIN THISSESSION.STACEY: KCCI'S MARK TAUSCHECK ISLIVE AT THE STATE CAPITOL.MARK, WITH THEREPUBLICAN-MAJORITY LEGISLATURE,THIS MIGHT BE THE YEAR BACKYARDFIREWORKS GET THE OK.MARK: THE SUB-COMMITTEE TODAYMIGHT BE A MICROCOSM OF THEARGUMENT THAT COULD BE COMINGSOON TO THE SENATE FLOOR.TWO REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS INFAVOR OF GIVING IOWANS THEOPTION OF USING FIREWORKS WHILETHE LONE DEMOCRAT, ALONG WITHSEVERAL OTHERS IN THE ROOM,ARE URGING CAUTION.THERE WAS PLENTY OF OPPOSITIAROUND THE TABLE.>> I ASK THAT YOU CONSIDER OURCHILDREN AND THE SAFETY OF OURCHILDREN WHEN MAKING YOURDECISION.MARK: VERSIONS OF THIS BILL THATWOULD ALLOW FIREWORKS TO BE SOLDAND USED IN IOWA DURING THEWEEKS AROUND NEW YEAR'S EVE ANDTHE 4TH OF JULY HAVE POPPED UPFOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW, AS HAVETHE ARGUMENTS AGAINST IT.>> ... (more)

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  6. School district to refugee students: - Know that you belong here'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Students across the metro received a message of support from the Des Moines School District following President Donald Trump's temporary ban on immigration from some Middle Eastern countries. A district-wide message was sent to Des Moines schools in an effort to put to rest fears shared by students and parents in the district -- especially at schools like Roosevelt that have high immigrant populations.

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  7. Victim identified in deadly Sunday fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    According to a news release from Des Moines fire officials, crews were dispatched to 2711 South Union Street in Des Moines early Sunday morning for a house fire. One person died in the fire.

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  8. Metro church faces uncertainty helping Somali familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Members of a Des Moines-area church are hoping that President Donald Trump's executive order barring citizens from seven predominately Muslim nations won't impact its plan to help a Somali family resettle in central Iowa. Central Presbyterian Church is helping the Somali family of eight, but it hasn't heard whether the family is no longer expected to arrive.

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  9. Man found dead in Des Moines apartment, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Police are investigating after a man's body was found in the 3700 block of Twana Drive in Des Moines. Des Moines police Sgt.

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  10. Iowa lawmaker denounces Trump's executive ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    An Iowa state lawmaker is speaking out against President Donald Trump's executive order barring citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days and suspending the admission of all refugees for 120 days. State Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad, a Democrat from Des Moines, said Iowa has a history of opening its doors to immigrants, but the decision is further dividing the country.

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  11. Man found guilty in shooting death of 22-year-old DSM manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Polk County jury has found a 23-year-old man guilty of first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting death of Trenton Washington. Michael Allen Cason Jr. shot and killed the 22-year-old Des Moines man on Sept.

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  12. Regents president: Tuition should rise no more than incomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter says he would like to see tuition at state universities rise no faster than the average income of Iowa residents. The Des Moines Register reports that Rastetter made the remarks Friday during and after his appearance on Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Press."

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  13. Memo: Furlough day planned for Iowa courts in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The state's court system will close for a day this spring to help close a $400,000 budget gap. The Des Moines Register cites a memo sent to Judicial Branch personnel on Friday in reporting that the state's court system will go on furlough May 26. Court Administrator David Boyd says clerk of court and other offices will be closed the Friday before Memorial Day, and 1,446 judicial employees will not be paid.

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  14. Water Works reacts to Supreme Court ruling on nitrate lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday upheld a legal doctrine going back 100 years in Iowa that allows agricultural drainage districts to maintain immunity from lawsuits seeking monetary damages. The decision deals a blow to the Des Moines Water Works, which is pursuing a lawsuit in federal court in Sioux City that was filed in March 2015 over nitrates in drinking water from the Raccoon River, including in Buena Vista, Calhoun and Sac counties.

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  15. Police: 3 gun-related situations reported at DSM schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Des Moines police said they arrested two North High School students and are searching for a third Friday in separate gun-related situations. Des Moines police Sgt.

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  16. Check out weekend events around the metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Event: High Score - Throwback Beers & Games Date: Thursday, January 26 Time: 4 - 10 p.m. Location: Firetrucker Brewery Admission: Free a Enjoy delicious craft beers and old video games tonight at Firetrucker Brewery! a Play Pac Man, Duck Hunt and more while sipping on your favorite Firetrucker beer. a Don't miss prizes, free swag, and reliving your youth! Event: 2017 Iowa Pork Congress Date: Thursday, January 26 Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: Iowa Events Center Admission: $5 a Catch the 2017 Iowa Pork Congress today! a Head on down to the Iowa Events Center and shop the tradeshow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. a Admission is just $5.

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  17. Tommie ClarkRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Tommie Clark joined KCCI news in July of 2016 as a part-time reporter. In September she became a full-time reporter, joining both the morning and evening teams.

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  18. Supreme Court rejects Water Works nitrate lawsuit 3 MINRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a legal doctrine going back 100 years in Iowa that allows agriculture drainage districts to maintain immunity from lawsuits seeking monetary damages. The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a legal doctrine going back 100 years in Iowa that allows agriculture drainage districts to maintain immunity from lawsuits seeking monetary damages.

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  19. Starving rabbits rescued from Des Moines homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Animal Rescue League of Iowa, acting on a tip, discovered rabbits living in squalid conditions at a Des Moines home. Animal control officers found one dead rabbit and eight others living in wire enclosures.

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  20. Legislation would broaden opt-outs for child vaccinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    An Iowa legislative panel has approved a bill that would make it easier for parents to avoid requirements that their children be vaccinated. The subcommittee approved the bill Thursday despite testimony from health care professionals that the move would lower vaccination rates and could ultimately lead to more sick children.

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