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  1. Former coach to lose teaching license in bank accounts caseRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    Officials say a former Des Moines teacher and basketball coach will lose his teaching license for a year for wrongly operating outside of district oversight two bank accounts with more than $1.8 million in deposits. The Des Moines Register reports that Chris Cundiff also will receive a written reprimand for violating the state ethics code, which prohibits the misuse of public funds and property.

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  2. The Latest: Democrat says party at fault for heartland lossRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    A House Democrat seen as a rising star says the party is to blame for allowing President Donald Trump to claim voters in reliably Democratic territory. Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio told Democrats at a fundraiser in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday that those voters don't think Democrats are with them anymore and don't listen to them.

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

    Aug 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    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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  4. Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Washington Times

    Christian Coleman wanted to execute his plan in the 100-meter semifinal and run well enough to make the final. Coleman recorded the ninth-fastest time ever, running a wind-legal 9.82 seconds at the NCAA Division I outdoor track and field championships.

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  5. Climate change raises new risk: Are inland bridges too low?Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    A century-old train trestle stands as one of the trophies of Des Moines' push to spruce up its downtown. Bicyclists and pedestrians pose for pictures beside the brightly painted beams of the Red Bridge and gather on viewing platforms overlooking the Des Moines River.

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  6. EXCHANGE: Nursing students' real-life experiences are vitalRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    Gray , a 1989 graduate of the college, is a clinical instructor who specializes in introducing Blessing-Rieman senior students to community health outreaches. Gray has helped expose students to opportunities and caring for patients outside the walls of the hospital.

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  7. WWE star Jericho's latest smash in music headlining FozzyRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    Chris Jericho stood with his back to the hyperactive crowd, his arms outstretched and lights flashing on his jacket. The classic Jericho pose had been an anticipated staple at WWE arenas for years.

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  8. Thursday's Sports in BriefRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    Basketball enthusiasts around the world said a decision to allow players to wear religious headgear in competition will encourage more people to play the sport because it gives participants the right to practice their faith and focus on playing ball. The unanimous vote by international basketball's governing body, known as FIBA, allows female players to wear hijabs and male players to wear turbans and yarmulkes following a ban initially imposed for safety reasons 20 years ago.

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  9. Lena Dunham plans to take feminist Lenny Letter on the roadRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Washington Times

    Now that HBO's "Girls" has wrapped its six-year run, the women behind the series are focusing on their other female-centered project: turning their digital newsletter, Lenny, into a real-life experience. Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are bringing LennyLetter.com to life as a variety show.

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  10. Des Moines schools host immigration rights eventsRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | Washington Times

    Des Moines Public Schools is partnering with local immigration agencies to host events for families who are in the country illegally. During a recent meeting at North High School, parents received advice on what to do if U.S. immigration officials come knocking at their door.

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  11. Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapersRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | Washington Times

    Lawmakers secured passage of a bill that will greatly restrict the ability of Iowa homeowners and businesses to sue neighboring livestock producers, and they were blunt about their motives: They want to help corporate ag, even if it means other property owners, including Iowa farmers, won't be fairly compensated for health problems or the loss of property values due to large-scale animal-feeding operations. He's right about that.

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  12. Stanford hits road to play home game in NCAA tourney openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    When Stanford arrived at Bramlage Coliseum on Friday, the No. 2 seed in the Lexington region of the NCAA Tournament was dropped off at the wrong door to the arena on the Kansas State campus.

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  13. Cattle farmer, 79, known for crazy Kentucky-fan costumesRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    Richard Jackson - with his royal blue wig, zebra-striped pants, and "I Bleed UK Blue" sign - has been seen on plenty of TV screens over the last few years. But many do not know how this 70-year-old cattle farmer from Pilot Oak, Ky., came to be the crazy-dressed, sign-toting fan that he is.

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  14. Women's Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Washington Times

    Seanna Johnson scored 22 points, including 10 straight for Iowa State in the third quarter, and the Cyclones upset No. 6 Texas 70-66 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.

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  15. Women's Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Washington Times

    Seanna Johnson scored 22 points, including 10 straight for Iowa State in the third quarter, and the Cyclones upset No. 6 Texas 70-66 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.

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  16. The Latest: Chambers postpone votes on bargaining billRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    Both chambers of the Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature have pushed back scheduled votes on a bill that would eliminate most collective bargaining rights for public workers in the state. The House chamber, which debated the bill for several hours, agreed after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to adjourn until Wednesday morning.

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  17. Small groups rally at Planned Parenthoods in Iowa, NebraskaRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    About two dozen people showed up Saturday to protest outside of Council Bluffs' Planned Parenthood clinic, carrying the same message as their counterparts nationwide: Cut off government payments to the organization. There weren't any counter-protesters defending Planned Parenthood outside the clinic in this deeply conservative western Iowa City , unlike protests in some other parts of the country in which anti-Planned Parenthood protesters were far outnumbered by supporters of the group.

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