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  1. Unattended Children ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | KICD-AM Spencer

    On Monday afternoon, Storm Lake Police were dispatched to 712 Michigan Street in reference to attempting to locate a person. They were asked by Storm Lake School staff to respond to the residence to find a parent to a sick child at the school.


  2. by Alexis LevinsonDavenport, Iowa - Remember Carly Fiorina? It was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | National Review Online

    It was only three months ago that her name was on everyone's lips. After triumphantly ascending from the kiddie table to the main debate stage, she had put on a dynamite performance, landing a clean blow on Donald Trump when no other candidate could.


  3. Iowa Will Now have Three Medicaid ProvidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    Governor Terry Branstad says Medicaid recipients enrolled with a private company that now has a terminated state contract can be covered by one of three remaining companies set to take over the $4.2 billion program. Branstad says the Iowa Department of Human Services will contact people enrolled in WellCare to inform them about the remaining companies.


  4. Branstad: Remaining Three Companies Will Offer Medicaid ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KCRG

    Gov. Terry Branstad says Medicaid recipients enrolled with a private company that now has a terminated state contract can be covered by one of three remaining companies set to take over the $4.2 billion program. Branstad says three companies is an adequate number for providing managed care of Medicaid services in the state.


  5. Iowa Expecting 500 Victims to Sign Up for Address Confidentiality ProgamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KCRG

    Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced today the Safe at Home program is ready for people to sign up .The program gives victims a legal post office box address to use on government records. That way, victims won't need to list their personal home addresses for fear their abusers could find them.


  6. Judge Joe Donald says politics have infiltrated Wis. Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | WISN-TV

    Senate Democratic leader Jennifer Shilling said Republicans and Democrats could find common ground in developing a sustainable approach to transportation infrastructure funding. The minority leader told "UPFRONT with Mike Gousha" she would like legislators to work with organizations like the Transportation Development Authority to prepare a plan ahead of the next budget process.


  7. Endorses Sean Maloney For Reelection to NRA Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | AmmoLand

    Editors Note: Please vote for Sean Maloney in his re-election for NRA board this year, 2016. Sean is one of us! A home grown, grass roots, activist and not another celebrity vote grabber.


  8. Iowa Official Terminates Contract with Medicaid CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | KAAL-TV Austin

    An official has terminated Iowa's contract with a private company that was scheduled to help manage the state's $4.2 billion Medicaid program. Iowa Department of Administrative Services Director Janet Phipps released a report Friday night that terminates the Iowa Department of Human Services' contract with WellCare of Iowa.


  9. Blood donor, 92, hits the 22-gallon markRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Ninety-two-year-old World War II veteran Jack Hood believes one is never too old to change people's lives. On Friday, Hood donated blood and platelets at Houchin Community Blood Bank, a gesture of community spirit that, for him, was not especially noteworthy.


  10. Wendy Davis recognized by Iowa women as she stumps for ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 |

    It's been more than a year since Wendy Davis resoundingly lost her Texas gubernatorial bid, and since then, the former state senator has - save for a few high-profile interviews - mostly retreated into private life. But she was no political afterthought in a Democratic-leaning Des Moines neighborhood called Beaverdale on Friday.


  11. Iowa Medicaid deadline pushed backRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KIMT

    KIMT News 3- In August Iowa Governor Terry Branstad rolled out a plan to have 4 out of state private companies handle Iowa Medicaid. The original deadline day for the switch was January 1st, but that date has since been pushed back to March 1st.


  12. Official Terminates WellCare ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | KCRG

    Friday brought a second blow to Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to move its $5 billion Medicaid program to managed care. A state official said the bid from WellCare of Iowa - one the four companies awarded contracts - should be "disqualified and the subsequent contract ... terminated."


  13. In Iowa, Davis Tells Clinton Backers to Keep Foot on the GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Iowa state Sen. Janet Petersen introduced Davis on the first of seven stops over a two-day Iowa trek, recalling "We learned about catheters, and we learned about running shoes," Petersen said, referencing Davis' 2013 filibuster against Texas' strict abortion regulations. But while her audience might have been interested in reliving Davis' past, Davis focused her appearances on getting Clinton supporters to do more than attend rallies.


  14. Iowa officials: Half of all contracts signed for MedicaidRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Iowa health officials say half of all potential contracts for Medicaid services have been signed ahead of the state's switch to privatized care on Jan. 1. The Iowa Department of Human Services says the four private companies taking over the state's Medicaid program have signed a total of more than 62,000 contracts with medical providers. Department spokeswoman Amy Lorentzen McCoy said Tuesday each company can secure nearly 30,000 contracts, which means there are just under 120,000 contracts available.


  15. Housing ban off most California sex felonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    Three-quarters of paroled sex offenders in California who were previously banned from living near parks, schools and other places where children congregate now face no housing restrictions after the state changed its policy in response to a court ruling, according to state data. Corrections officials initially said half the 5,900 parolees are considered child molesters who would still be subject to a ban on where they can live or sleep.


  16. AP Exclusive: Most sex offender parolees exempt from banRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, parole agents Andrew Correa, left, and Clint Cooley, right, talk with a sex-offender parolee they located by tracking the global positioning device he wears, in Sacramento, Calif. Parole agents use a global positioning devices to locate parolees to make unannounced stops.


  17. Branstad Says he Has More to Accomplish as GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    Iowa Governor Terry Branstad began Monday like many of the previous 7641 days he's served as Iowa's chief executive. The governor says he is putting together his priority list for the 2016 Iowa Legislature and says there's still plenty of work ahead: While Branstad has stated he would like to see his Lt.


  18. Former Capitol clerk pleads in white powder hoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    In a plea agreement, McRae, a former legislative clerk to Iowa State Representative Ako Abdul-Samad, admitted to writing a threatening letter addressed to Representative Abdul-Samad. The letter contained racial slurs and threats to kill both McRae and Abdul-Samad.


  19. Missing Children SearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | KICD-AM Spencer

    On December 6th, Storm Lake Police assisted the Iowa Department of Human Services in tryibng to locate 3-year old Ymani Banks and 1-year old Yamir Banks of Storm Lake, who were both listed on the removal order by the Juvenile Court System, for evaluation of their well being. Police and DHS staff made contact with family members and advised them of the removal order and instructed the family to turn the children over to the Department of Human Services as ordered by the Juvenile Court.


  20. Muscatine High School to close school nursery after 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Muscatine High School is set to close its school nursery after 25 years because of the rapid decline of teen pregnancies. The Muscatine Journal reports that the nursery was started as part of a pregnancy prevention grant through the Iowa Department of Human Services.