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  1. Iowa lawmakers say theya ve reached compromise on budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Ireland's age-old political enemies struck a historic deal Friday night to create a fragile new government following an inconc DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa lawmakers say they've reached an agreement on the budget that will keep state funding for Planned Parenthood, and the tentative deal is expected to be a breakthrough leading to adjournment. Legislative leaders in the Democratic-controlled Senate and Republican-majority House say they agreed Friday to a health and human services budget bill that will take a GOP proposal off the table to end funding of family planning facilities that provide abortions.

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  2. Wrong-way driver in Des Moines was drunk during crash that killed 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Angel Acevedo looked down at the Congressional Gold Medal in his hands as his eyes welled with tears during a c Des Moines police officers Carlos Puente-Morales, 34, and Susan Farrell, 30, were two of four people killed in a head-on crash on I-80 Saturday morning. DES MOINES, Iowa - An investigation into a crash that killed four people, including two Des Moines police officers, revealed the wrong-way driver was drunk, had been smoking marijuana and was traveling over 100 mph.

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  3. Failed Iowa vote on medical marijuana highlights challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A global recall of 1.1 million cars and SUVs because drivers can't tell if they are in park will have little impact on Fiat C FILE - In this June 26, 2015, file photo, different varieties of marijuana flowers are displayed at medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Ore. The American Medical Association agreed Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, to push for regulations requiring warnings be written on medical and recreational pot products and posted wherever they are sold, based on studies suggesting marijuana use may be linked with low birth weight, premature birth and behavior problems in young children.

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  4. Iowa Senate removes Planned Parenthood defunding in billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Democratic-majority Senate has stripped away language in a budget bill passed by the Republican-controlled House that would remove state DES MOINES, Iowa - The Democratic-majority Senate has stripped away language in a budget bill passed by the Republican-controlled House that would remove state funding for Planned Parenthood. The Senate voted 27-23 Friday for a roughly $1.8 billion health and human services bill that would remove language to cut Medicaid funding for family planning facilities that provide abortions.

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  5. Sen. Charles GrassleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A man accused of killing a woman at a Coralville mall told police he "didn't feel anything" after shooting the woman in DES MOINES, Iowa - Sen. Charles Grassley says he may go to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July if he can find a hotel or motel for one night. He says he doesn't like spending money for five nights of lodging.

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  6. Iowa House OKs bill to remove funding for Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Louis Armstrong House Museum has acquired the only known film footage of the great jazz musician in a recording studio - DES MOINES, Iowa - The Republican-controlled Iowa House has passed a health and human services bill for the next budget that would remove state funding for Planned Parenthood. The chamber voted 56-42 Wednesday for the legislation, which is expected to hit roadblocks in the Democratic-majority Senate over a proposal to remove Medicaid funding for family planning facilities that provide abortions.

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  7. Proposed deer hunting seasons in Iowa now open for public commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The full proposal is available online at www.iowadnr.gov/hunting . It is available for public comment through June 1, 2016.

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  8. Private donors pay $900,000 to defend Iowa countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The three northern Iowa counties being sued by a Des Moines water utility have received $900,000 in donations to cov DES MOINES, Iowa - The three northern Iowa counties being sued by a Des Moines water utility have received $900,000 in donations to cover most of their legal bills, but officials won't identify the donors. The Des Moines Register reports Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun counties released released about 260 pages of legal records.

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  9. Iowa leads the nation in college-level coursework offered to high school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Department of Education says joint enrollment grew to a record high in 2015, with more than 44,000 Iowa high school students enrolled in community college credit courses. According to the report, Iowa's community colleges enroll students of high school age at a rate far outpacing that of community colleges and four-year institutions across the country.

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  10. Memorial fund established for officers killed in Des Moines crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    As the number of victims in the Brussels suicide attacks rose to 35, Belgian police released a video of a mysterious man in Des Moines police officers Carlos Puente-Morales, 34, and Susan Farrell, 30, were two of four people killed in a head-on crash on I-80 Saturday morning. The Iowa Department of Public Safety's Iowa State Patrol Division and the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner have identified the driver of the Ford Taurus, involved in the multiple fatality crash that happened on Saturday, March 26, 2016 on Interstate 80 near Waukee, as Benjamin E. Beary, 25, of Knoxville, Iowa.

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  11. Two Des Moines officers killed while on duty rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Democrats in Washington state, Alaska and Hawaii will make a choice on their party's candidate for president Saturday. Voters supporting eit Des Moines police officers Carlos Puente-Morales, 34, and Susan Farrell, 30, were two of four people killed in a head-on crash on I-80 Saturday morning.

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  12. Head-on I-80 crash kills 2 Des Moines officers, 2 othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Illinois State Police announced today that ISP districts throughout the state will enforce road safety with a special enforcement memo DES MOINES, Iowa - Police say an early morning head-on crash killed two Des Moines police officers as well as a prisoner they were transporting and the other driver.

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  13. A kangaroo living in Norwalk, Iowa was captured by police after escaping its pen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    President Vladimir Putin has hosted the crown prince of Abu Dhabi for talks which were to focus on the Syrian crisis. Welcomin They were told to be on the lookout for a suspect described as three feet tall, weighing around 40 pounds, wearing a reddish-brown fur coat.

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  14. More than 200 jobs at new UnitedHealthcare office in DavenportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Seven decades after their "we can do it" attitude proved invaluable to the Allied victory in World War II, about 30 "Rosie DAVENPORT, Iowa - Community leaders will come together Friday to celebrate the opening of a new UnitedHealthcare operations center in Davenport and more than 200 new jobs. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Mar. 25, 2016 to formally open the 30,000-square-foot office space that will house UnitedHealthcare's Iowa operations center.

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  15. Gov. Branstad wona t a oesecond guessa Senator Grassley on Supreme Court nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Latest on Europe's migration crisis : 7:05 p.m. A Turkish foreign ministry official says his coun DES MOINES, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad says he won't question Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley's decision to not hold nomination hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy. Branstad told reporters Monday he supports Grassley and won't "second guess or criticize" the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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  16. American Airlines plane makes emergency landing in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an American Airlines Airbus A319 is parked at a gate at Philadelphia International Airport as a US Airways plane taxis in the background, in Exton, Pa. In 2005, US Airways controlled nearly 66 percent of the seats in Philadelphia.

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  17. Muscatine man who fled to Cuba pleads guilty to escape, gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    A man facing federal firearms charges in Iowa who attempted to escape prosecution by fleeing to Cuba has entered plea agreements with U.S. p In this photo taken Dec. 8, 2015, Shawn Wegmann, a U.S. fugitive wanted for firearms charges in Iowa, is escorted by the U.S. Marshals Service after arriving from Cuba at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport. Wegmann, 38, who had been in custody in Florida since Cuban officials turned him over to federal marshals on Dec. 8, was returned to Iowa on Friday, Jan. 15. Wegmann appeared in court Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Davenport, Iowa, where his trial is to be held, to face a new charge of failure to appear while on pre-trial release.

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  18. Iowa man charged for whipping son with beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Stocks are opening sharply higher on Friday following a rally in Europe and an upturn in crude oil prices. All 10 industry s DES MOINES, Iowa - A 34-year-old Des Moines man has been accused of using his belt to whip his son.

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  19. Hate crime protections for transgender IowansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that would make it a hate crime in Iowa to commit an offense against a person beca DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Senate passed a bill adding gender identity and gender expression to the state's hate crimes law with a 27-21 vote. Adding gender identity and gender expression to the law would provide transgender Iowans with legal protection from hate crimes.

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  20. Advocacy group submits petition against Iowa handgun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that would make it a hate crime in Iowa to commit an offense against a person beca DES MOINES, Iowa - An advocacy group has submitted petition signatures to Iowa lawmakers asking them to oppose a bill that would allow children under 14 to use handguns with parental supervision. Iowans for Gun Safety delivered more than 1,000 petition signatures Tuesday to members of the Democratic-controlled Senate, which must decide if the bill survives this session.

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