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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has appointed a new chief of staff.

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — Federal authorities believe a man suspected of robbing a credit union in Iowa with an assault rifle is the same man suspected of robbing banks in several states.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State and community leaders say the state needs to reduce disparities in the number of minorities in Iowa's criminal justice system, and they hope an upcoming summit will focus attention on the issue.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Clive resident has become the first Democrat to announce that he'll try to unseat incumbent Republican David Young in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The poultry farmers who lost millions of chickens and turkeys to the bird flu this spring are facing an uncertain future.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests modest economic growth ahead in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the predicted decline in farm income this year remains a concern.

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Enrollment is dipping at Iowa Western Community College, driving down revenue and contributing to the college's recent decision to increase tuition by $11 a credit hour.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says a Democratic effort to hold a special legislative session to override his budget vetoes will not succeed.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Groups opposing plans to build an oil pipeline across Iowa say organizers have submitted more than 2,600 written statements against the project.

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