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  1. Scientists: Ash tree species pushed to brink of extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This undated photo provided by the Morton Arboretum in September 2012 shows blue ash trees . On Thursday, Sept.

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  2. An odd trend in wheat country: not much wheatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this 2005 photo provided by the USA Dry Pea & Lentil Council, farmer Roy Kopf harvests chickpeas, east of Pullman, Wash. Changing consumer tastes for healthy high protein food are driving a boom in the demand for crops like chickpeas and lentils and some farmers, faced with the lowest wheat prices in nearly a century, have chosen to plant less wheat and more of these higher profit crops driving them to record production levels this year.

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  3. Players hold breath as $700M Powerball jackpot drawing nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A customer shows her purchased Powerball tickets for Wednesday's drawing, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla. The winner could take the $700 million annuity option or the $443.3 million cash prize, minus state and federal taxes.

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  4. Iowa computer programmer gets 25 years for lottery scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Former lottery computer programmer Eddie Tipton speaks during his sentencing hearing, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Judge Brad McCall sentenced Tipton to up to 25 years in prison for rigging a computer program to enable him to pick winning numbers in several lottery games over six years.

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  5. Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  6. Solheim Cup opens Friday in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    United States' Danielle Kang laughs with teammate Lizette Salas, right, while putting on the first green during practice for the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. United States' Danielle Kang laughs with teammate Lizette Salas, right, while putting on the first green during practice for the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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  7. Annika Sorenstam leads Europe as Solheim Cup captainRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    United States' Lexi Thompson hits on the fourth fairway during practice for the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa. United States' Lexi Thompson hits on the fourth fairway during practice for the Solheim Cup golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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  8. The Iowa State Fair is opening. Time to visit the Butter CowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, photo, the Butter Cow displayed at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. More than 1 million people typically visit the Iowa State Fair annually, and sometimes it seems like all of them are clustered around Butter Cow.

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  9. US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Monday, May 15, 2017, photo, a shopper looks at shirts at a Marshalls & Home Goods retail store, part of the TJX Companies brand, in Phoenix. On Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for July.

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  10. Iowa trial set for January for 'Bachelor' star Chris SoulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this June 19, 2015, file photo, Iowa farmer Chris Soules, a former star of ABC's "The Bachelor," speaks during a news conference before a NASCAR event in Newton, Iowa. Court documents posted online Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, show that Soules is scheduled to go on trial Jan. 18, 2018, for leaving the scene of a fatal accident in April 2017.

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  11. New law details firings of Iowa public workers for 1st timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, accompanied by Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, speaks during his weekly news conference at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  12. Lottery rigging accomplice used payout for offshore tax scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Texas businessman Robert Rhodes, right, faces a judge with his attorney Joseph Cahill in Polk County District Court in Des Moines, Iowa. After Rhodes collected a Wisconsin Lottery jackpot that had been rigged by his friend, he used the windfall for an investment scheme that produced another wave of undeserved government money, court records show.

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  13. Mastermind of lottery fraud admits he rigged jackpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A man who helped write the computer code behind several U.S. lotteries, including some of its biggest, pleaded guilty Thursday to masterminding a scheme through which he rigged the winning numbers for jackpots in several states and collected millions of dollars. Eddie Tipton, who worked for the Multi-State Lottery Association from 2003 until 2015 and was its computer information security director for his last two years there, appeared in a Des Moines courtroom, where he pleaded guilty to one count of ongoing criminal conduct and publicly acknowledged his lead role in the scheme for the first time.

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  14. Mastermind of lottery fraud admits he rigged jackpotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Eddie Tipton, the cyber security expert and brainpower behind a lottery rigging scandal that netted $2 million in illegal winnings from five state lotteries pleaded guilty Thursday, June 29, 2017, to a felony charge of ongoing criminal conduct charge at the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Tipton and his brother, Tommy Tipton will repay $3 million in prizes they improperly claimed as part of a plea agreement they've reached with prosecutors in Iowa and Wisconsin.

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  15. Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 22, 2010, file photo, Wright County Egg owner Austin "Jack" DeCoster, left, and his son, CEO Peter DeCoster, testify before the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on "The Outbreak of Salmonella in Eggs" in Washington.

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  16. Minors Setback: Kyle Schwarber not surprised about demotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Iowa Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber talks to reporters before a Triple-A baseball game against the New Orleans Baby Cakes, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber talks to reporters before a Triple-A baseball game against the New Orleans Baby Cakes, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  17. Century-old letter appears in Lincoln mail carrier's stackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Thursday, June 15, 2017 photo, a letter, addressed to Mrs. H.H. Wheeler and postmarked in Des Moines in 1914, showed up in letter carrier Larry Schultz' batch of mail to deliver Thursday in Lincoln, Neb. Problem is: Grace Wheeler died in 1947, and her family home came tumbling down in 1965 to make way for the Nebraska Capitol's south parking lot.

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  18. World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This undated photo provided by The World Food Prize Foundation shows Akinwumi Adesina, the president of the African Development Bank. Akinwumi the son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize.

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  19. Court says verdict in Iowa lottery rigging case was flawedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa, after his sentencing in a jackpot-fixing scandal.

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

    Jun 18, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa, after his sentencing in a jackpot-fixing scandal.

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