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  1. Utilities Board Rejects Latest Attempt to Stop Bakken Pipeline ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WHO-TV

    An attempt to stop construction of the Bakken oil pipeline until a lawsuit is settled appears to be heading back to district court. A group of 14 Iowa landowners called on the Iowa Utilities Board Thursday to stop work until they had their day in court.

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  2. Man convicted of murder escapes work release facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The Iowa Department of Corrections says 39-year-old John Mohr was placed on escape status after not returning to the Davenport Work Release Facility after working at his place of employment. Mohr was transferred to this facility after being granted a work release by the Iowa Board of Parole.

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  3. Man placed on escaped status from Davenport Work Release FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    New York City subway riders are likely to get bugged over a lot of things - but a recent incident was one for the books. The DAVENPORT, Iowa - A man sentenced to 50 years in prison for second degree murder has been put on escaped status from the Davenport Work Release Facility.

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  4. Iowa pipeline delay denied; 300 protest up northRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hawk Eye

    People protesting the construction on a four-state oil pipeline at a site in southern North Dakota gather Thursday at a campground near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. About 300 people were at the campsite where protesters from across the country and members of 60 tribes have gathered in opposition to the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline that will pass through Iowa, Illinois, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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  5. The Latest: Iowa landowners denied pipeline work delay Friday, August 26Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

    The three-member board voted Thursday afternoon against a lengthy stay of construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on parcels of 14 landowners while a court considers a lawsuit they've filed. That lawsuit challenges the board's authority to allow eminent domain for a privately owned pipeline project.

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  6. Iowa landowners denied pipeline work delayRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KCRG

    The three-member board voted Thursday afternoon against a lengthy stay of construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on parcels of 14 landowners while a court considers a lawsuit they've filed. That lawsuit challenges the board's authority to allow eminent domain for a privately owned pipeline project.

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  7. Binford, Cruz lift Omaha over Iowa 8-1Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    As the summer winds down, runners start to ask themselves a different set of questions: How much longer until the first cold front? When are the next shoe updates coming out? And most importantly, am I ready to tackle the causeway? Boaters, especially offshore anglers, planning trips this weekend need to keep an eye on the tropical system approaching the Bahamas and Florida. A guest column written by Sam Collins III , credits an older gentleman, Ervin Williams, whose heartfelt gift made a big difference in Sam's life.

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  8. News 34 mins ago 8:51 p.m.The Latest: Iowa landowners denied pipeline work delayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Protesters hold a rally with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in support of a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers and plans for the Dakota Access Pipeline outside the US District Court in Washington, DC, August 24, 2016. The roughly 1,200-mile-long pipeline would transfer about a half million barrels of oil a day from North Dakota to Illinois.

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  9. Iowa ruling helps Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners' pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    People protesting the construction on a four-state oil pipeline at a site in southern North Dakota gather at campground near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. About 300 people were at the campsite where protesters from across the country and members of 60 tribes have gathered in opposition to the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline that will pass through Iowa, Illinois, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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  10. Gov. Branstad issues disaster proclamation for five countiesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Gov. Terry E. Branstad today issued a proclamation of disaster emergency for Allamakee , Clayton , Fayette , Howard and Winneshiek counties in response to recent severe storms and flash flooding. The governor's proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of severe storms that significantly impacted those counties Aug. 23, 2016.

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  11. Too big to stay'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Messenger

    Iowa regulators rejected a request by 15 Iowa landowners to order a temporary halt to construction of an oil pipeline on their land. The landowners are seeking to block work on their land until a lawsuit challenging the company's use of eminent domain can be heard in court, which may not happen until November or later.

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  12. Gay Republican Iowa Senate Hopeful: I'm Not the Perfect Candidate Because I'm GayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Towleroad

    Mike Pryor is the first openly gay Republican to run for Iowa Legislature, but LGBT rights isn't part of his campaign platform. Polk County GOP picks its first gay Senate candidate: Mike Pryor is believed to be thea https://t.co/mdgdlWCbez pic.twitter.com/RAQF9MWJM3 In fact, Pryor questions whether marriage equality has benefitted the community, and treats his sexual orientation as something of a negative, according to The Des Moines Register : "That issue is an intersection of civil rights, r-i-g-h-t-s, and religious rites, r-i-t-e.

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  13. Ernst visits Fairfield CoLabRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Fairfield Ledger

    Fairfield CoLab president Tai Ward welcomes U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst to the facility Tuesday morning. Ernst was in Fairfield as part of her 99-county tour.

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  14. Four arrested in Burlington marijuana bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hawk Eye

    The search warrant stemmed from a June 3 sting in which detectives from the Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force bought marijuana from Brandon Scott Yaley, 18, of Burlington at his home. Tuesday, detectives executing the warrant found a strong odor of marijuana coming from the house, according to a police report.

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  15. The Iowa Department of Corrections has approved a new gender dysphoria management policy for inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Gender dysphoria is a medical diagnosis for the discomfort and distress that results from a mismatch between a person's biological sex and gender identity. The Des Moines Register reports that the policy went into effect Monday and won't apply to inmates in county jails or community corrections facilities.

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  16. Donald Trump Is the Breitbart CandidateRead the original story

    Wednesday | US News & World Report

    I have a confession: For several years I have been getting Breitbart News in my daily emails. No, I am not a crazy, closeted, right-wing conspiracy theorist; I just want to know what they are thinking.

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  17. Iowa Medicaid program in troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hawk Eye

    As predicted by other states' bad experiences, Gov. Terry Branstad's decision to privatize Iowa's Medicaid program has run into serious problems. Not only are two of the three health insurance companies reporting significant losses for the first four months of operations, but providers of medical care are reporting late or insufficient reimbursements, denials of care for patients, more and costly paperwork, and other expenses.

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  18. DHS seeks 15-year-old debt from Louisa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hawk Eye

    Most reports provided by county office heads to the Louisa County supervisors during the board's regular meeting Tuesday focused on routine issues and activities. The majority were given during the monthly department head meeting, although general assistance director Cyndi Mears, mental health/disability services director Bobbi Wulf and sheriff Brad Turner provided additional reports about their departments later in the meeting.

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  19. Fallon: Still hopeful landowners will prevailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Messenger

    Activist and former Iowa lawmaker Ed Fallon is still hopeful that landowners may prevail in court and stop the Dakota Access pipeline. Fallon, who was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives from Des Moines, stopped by to visit on Tuesday with an area man who was briefly arrested over his protest of the pipeline.

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  20. Drug operation leads to 4 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    On June 03, 2016 Southeast Iowa Narcotics Task Force Detectives bought marijuana form Braedon Scoot Yaley. The sale took place at Yaley's residence at 714 Spruce.

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