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  1. Iowa teachers mark 'One More Day' until school starts with 'flash mob' performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | USA Today

    Iowa teachers mark 'One More Day' until school starts with 'flash mob' performance Call it "Back to School, the Musical." Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1JlMEo6 Teachers and staff members in the West Des Moines, Iowa, school district broke into song during an all-district employee meeting last week, capturing some of the emotion and angst over having "one more day" before students return.

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  2. Iowa teachers mark 'One More Day' until school starts with 'flash mob' performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | USA Today

    Iowa teachers mark 'One More Day' until school starts with 'flash mob' performance Call it "Back to School, the Musical." Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1JlMEo6 Teachers and staff members in the West Des Moines, Iowa, school district broke into song during an all-district employee meeting last week, capturing some of the emotion and angst over having "one more day" before students return.

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  3. Iowa realtor receives gang-related threat of violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | USA Today

    A Des Moines Realtor received a strange but threatening call Thursday, spurring the realty company to cancel all open houses that day and shedding light on the dangerous reality of the job. Iowa realtor receives gang-related threat of violence A Des Moines Realtor received a strange but threatening call Thursday, spurring the realty company to cancel all open houses that day and shedding light on the dangerous reality of the job.

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  4. 5 things you need to know this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | USA Today

    This will be Pratt's 10th cow at the fair which is accompanied by pieces from the Monopoly board game which Pratt works on at the Fairgrounds on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Funnel cakes? Check.

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  5. Trump plans a grand entrance at Iowa State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | USA Today

    Donald Trump, the newly crowned front-runner in the GOP presidential race in Iowa , will arrive by helicopter for his afternoon at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Saturday, campaign aides said Thursday. The private chopper will land in a fenced field near the fairgrounds as reporters with television cameras watch.

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  6. Realtors take steps to improve safety for their agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | USA Today

    Realtors take steps to improve safety for their agents Attacks on real estate agents have prompted firms to enact new safety measures. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1J7Ywvt DES MOINES, Iowa - Prospective homebuyers who want to tour a house here might now have to meet the listing agent in a coffee shop or an office and show their driver's license.

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  7. Trump hires Iowan he once fired on 'Apprentice' for campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | USA Today

    Nearly 10 years after Donald Trump axed Tana Goertz on the TV show The Apprentice , Trump had a new message for the West Des Moines resident: You're hired. A one-time Mary Kay consultant, Goertz parlayed her TV appearance into a career in radio and public speaking, and told The Des Moines Register she'll use her communication skills to educate Iowans on why the billionaire business mogul should run the free world.

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  8. Town hosts $5 raffle to Tase a city officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | USA Today

    Town hosts $5 raffle to Tase a city official Proceeds will go toward police expansion efforts. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1LTlK76 For the price of a $5 raffle ticket, the Des Moines suburb town with about 1,100 residents is offering its residents a chance to use a police Taser on a city official, with tickets being sold as part of a public safety fundraiser.

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  9. Soldier returns to Iraq alone to help fight Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | USA Today

    Soldier returns to Iraq alone to help fight Islamic State U.S. officials say what he's doing is legal, but they urged him to consider the danger. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1IE1jgp Ryan O'Leary, seated at right on top of a Humvee, while serving in Iraq with the Iowa National Guard in 2007-08.

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  10. Holocaust survivor recalls 'Lucky Lie' that saved his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | USA Today

    Holocaust survivor recalls 'Lucky Lie' that saved his life A 12-year-old based her book on David Wolnerman's tale of 5 years in concentration camps. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1GyNmNc Holocaust survivor, David Wolnerman talks about his experience in the Auschwitz and Dachau concentration camps in the early 1940s and why he wants to share his story with others.

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  11. Iowa looks to rebound after 7-6 seasonRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | USA Today

    Perhaps the most crucial spring practice session of Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz's 17-year tenure reached the halfway point Saturday. For the third spring game in a row, the Hawkeyes travelled to West Des Moines, Iowa - just minutes away from the state capitol and about a 30-minute drive from Iowa State's spring scrimmage on Saturday.

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  12. Iowa hoping Canzeri, Daniels emerge as running backsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | USA Today

    Iowa's reputation as a running team has been hampered by the fact that the Hawkeyes haven't run the ball particularly well in recent years. Iowa is hoping to get back to its roots in 2015 behind a senior holdover and a trio of intriguing but inexperienced backs.

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  13. Make A Difference Day Awards: Food for needy from IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | USA Today

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Dave Bradley worked for a bank for 30 years, eventually serving as CEO, before he was hired as executive director of Iowa-based Meals from the Heartland. Working for the hunger-fighting Make A Difference Day Awards: Food for needy from Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa - Dave Bradley worked for a bank for 30 years, eventually serving as CEO, before he was hired as executive director of Iowa-based Meals from the Heartland.

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  14. Aaron Schock is gone but will 'Downton' look remain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | USA Today

    Aaron Schock's resignation from Congress takes effect Tuesday, but curious minds want to know: Will his successor get rid of the Downton Abbey -inspired office look that contributed to the Illinois Republican's fall from grace? "That'll be a good problem to solve if I'm fortunate enough to get elected, but I'll worry about that if and when I'm elected," LaHood told the Pekin Daily Times . Quick recap: A Washington Post story about Schock's bold-red office decor in the style of the hit PBS show about an English manor led reporters to dig deep about the high-flying congressman's spending from official and campaign accounts.

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  15. Rubio touts April 13 announcement for 'something'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | USA Today

    But the Florida Republican wouldn't specify during a Fox News interview Monday whether he will run for president - as many people widely expect -or even confirm that he's booked a notable Miami venue for his announcement. Rubio instead dutifully directed people to his website, marcorubio.com, which now includes a sign-up page for tickets to his "big announcement."

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  16. Sen. Grassley kicks off re-election bid with Iowa fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | USA Today

    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, at a March 4, 2015, Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, will kick off his campaign for a seventh term on Monday night at a fundraising bash in West Des Moines, Iowa, reports our colleague Jennifer Jacobs at The Des Moines Register .

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  17. Small businesses struggle with health care lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | USA Today

    Small businesses struggle with health care law Small businesses struggle to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Hj5JEK Brad Mete, a managing partner at Affinity Resources, a temporary staffing company, poses for photos in his Miami Lakes, Fla., office.

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  18. Dominatrix grandmother: 'Fifty Shades' will open mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | USA Today

    While other 6-year-old girls were brushing their Barbies' hair and dressing them up for convertible rides with Ken, Ms. Robin was hogtying hers.

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  19. Muslims encouraged by Iowa Poll's findingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | USA Today

    Muslims encouraged by Iowa Poll's findings Iowa Poll: 53% of Republicans and 81% of Democrats believe Islam is inherently peaceful. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1DEPH6O Democratic state Rep. Ako Abdul-Samad says Iowans of both parties are interacting with more Muslims than ever before.

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  20. Trump: 'I would've won the race against Obama'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | USA Today

    Donald Trump is aggressively pushing himself back onto the Iowa stage as presidential material. In an interview, he said the two presumed GOP frontrunners, Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush, are doomed to lose.

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