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  1. Inmate escaped from Fort Madison penitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Iowa Department of Corrections said 25-year-old Justin Kestner was apprehended by Illinois State Police just south of Geneseo, Illinois, around 10 this morning. Kestner was discovered missing at 4:45 Sunday morning.

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  2. Iowa authorities looking for inmate who escaped from prisonRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The state Department of Corrections said Justin Kestner was discovered missing from the prison during a 4:45 a.m. headcount. He was last seen during a 1:30 a.m. count.

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  3. Hillary Supporters in Clear Lake ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | KIMT

    The Clinton campaign had the largest and loudest presence in the parade this morning with dozens of supporters, both young and old, marching and chanting throughout the parade route. Other presidential hopefuls were represented as well, but not nearly in such a theatrical way.

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  4. Iowa Board of Regents to part ways with top legal counselRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | KSL-TV

    The governing board for Iowa's three public universities is cutting ties with the man who has served as its top lawyer for over a decade, as part of several ongoing personnel changes. Thomas Evans, Jr., the general counsel for the Iowa Board of Regents since March 2004, will soon no longer be employed there and his legal duties have already been transferred to others, according to a June 16 memo obtained by The Associated Press.

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  5. Possible veto on officials' mindsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    FREE live streaming of the Notre Dame Nikes Semifinal State Basketball game on our home page at 8:30 PM today! Don't miss the action! MOUNT PLEASANT - The mood was rather serene at Henry County's final legislative forum of the year.

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  6. Professor of Microbiology Appointed as New UI Faculty Athletics RepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    Professor of Microbiology Appointed as New UI Faculty Athletics Rep Podhajsky 06/28/15 A professor of microbiology has been named as a new faculty athletics representative at the University of Iowa. David Drake will take over for Gene Parkin, a professor in the College of Engineering who is retiring.

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  7. Questionnaire used to determine risk of male sex offender recidivism Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Burlington Times News

    It's impossible to know with certainty whether a person convicted of a sex offense will commit another sex crime, but statistics show that certain factors put someone at a higher risk for recidivism. To help determine male offenders' risk level, North Carolina uses the Static-99 form, a standardized questionnaire developed by Canadian researchers but used widely in the United States and Europe.

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  8. Update on Iowa Avian Influenza ResponseRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and U.S. Department of Agriculture said there have been no new probable cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the state this week and the last positive flock was detected on June 16. Infected turkey flocks have been depopulated and are currently being composted. Clean and disinfection is taking place.

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  9. The Washington County Conservation Board oversees assets worth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County Conservation Board oversees assets worth $3,073,640. The county park system involves 2,244 acres.

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  10. School Funding Compromise Breaks Gridlock, Ends SessionRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Dysart Reporter

    The Legislature closed out the 2015 session with Senate Democrats opting to end five months of gridlock on school funding. The goal of the compromise is to maintain educational opportunities and boost student achievement.

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  11. Rep. Fisher defends soil - water effortsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Tama News-Herald

    Iowa's agriculture industry is critical to the economy of our state. It employs one in five Iowans, it allows Iowa to export its goods worldwide, and agriculture is central to our state's culture and heritage.

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  12. Elderly assistance program in dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Washington Evening Journal

    People in Iowa who are currently receiving assistance to stay in their homes through an elderly waiver are at risk for having those services denied in the very near future, if the services haven't already been stopped. Public Health administrator Danielle Pettit-Majewski told the Washington County Board of Health that the Iowa Department of Human Services has said that while the level of care hasn't changed, DHS has been too lenient in the past in allowing people to receive services.

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  13. IMCC Inmate from Des Moines Commits SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

    IMCC Inmate from Des Moines Commits Suicide Podhajsky 06/25/15 The Iowa Department of Corrections says an inmate at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center committed suicide on Tuesday. Guards at the Coralville facility found 48-year-old Mahendrakumar Patel in his cell a little before 10:30 Tuesday night.

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  14. Iowa lawmakers reiterate support for Mount Pleasant facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Home

    A handful of Iowa lawmakers have reiterated their support for keeping open a state mental health facility in Mount Pleasant. Democratic Sen. Rich Taylor and Republican Rep. Dave Heaton made remarks Tuesday at the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute in support of keeping the facility open with state dollars.

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  15. Rallying supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Gov. Terry Branstad has until July 6 to sign off on remaining legislation. With that in mind, state Sen. Rich Taylor, D-Mount Pleasant, invited the public, fellow lawmakers and local leaders to make a final pitch for keeping the Mount Pleasant and Clarinda mental health institutes open and fully funded.

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  16. New chapter in Jindal-Vitter story beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Daily World

    With a tone and feel that suggests it should be told around campfires or as a warning to teenagers with an interest in student government, we tend to re-read the best chapters from their story every so often. New chapter in Jindal-Vitter story begins With a tone and feel that suggests it should be told around campfires or as a warning to teenagers with an interest in student government, we tend to re-read the best chapters from their story every so often.

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  17. Lawmakers Urge Governor Branstad To Keep M...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    Lawmakers and community leaders gathered on Tuesday at the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute to call on Gov. Terry Branstad to keep the facility open. Earlier this year Branstad proposed closing two mental health facilities in Iowa, including the Mount Pleasant facility.

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  18. A look at the statute of limitationsRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | The Messenger

    And in most cases, if a crime goes unsolved for too long, the chance to file charges may be lost. "It is basically a guarantee against bringing stale charges against a defendant," Webster County Attorney Jennifer Benson said.

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  19. Davenport superintendent delivers broadside for lack of funding fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Back in March Davenport Schools Superintendent Art Tate made a bold promise. He would spend more per student than allowed by the state.

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  20. Tippi McCullough considering run for state SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    Tippi McCullough , president of the Arkansas Stonewall Democrats and an English teacher at Central High School, confirmed today that she is considering running for the state Senate District 32, being vacated by Sen. David Johnson at the end of his term. Johnson is running for judge in Jacksonville District Court and Maumelle District Court.

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