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General News
4:35 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Groups seek changes to Iowa online voting rule

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Voting rights advocates say a proposed rule that would allow Iowans to register to vote online would exclude anyone without a driver's license or state-issued ID and must be fixed.

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Nebraska
2:17 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Nebraska, Iowa rank in top ten for volunteering

Nebraska ranks sixth and Iowa ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to volunteering.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Branstad seeks to end Iowa GOP Straw Poll

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's often-criticized Republican straw poll, but other GOP leaders say the event may still go on next year.

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Government
1:24 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Iowa revenue ticks higher but slowdown possible

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts says state revenue continues to grow but at a slower pace than recent years which means lawmakers may need to show spending restraint in next year's state budget.

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Business
2:22 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Iowa business group wants Legislature to address workforce issues

The Iowa Chamber Alliance says it wants that state’s legislature to focus on programs that lead to more highly skilled workers.

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Government
1:40 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

DOT: Iowans will use app to show driver's license

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Transportation officials say Iowa residents will soon use a smartphone app to show their state driver's license.

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Politics & Elections
11:22 am
Thu December 4, 2014

GOP party leaders to stay neutral in 2016 caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Party leaders are pledging to remain neutral in the 2016 presidential caucuses.

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Government
8:30 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Advocacy group launches campaign for road funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Advocates seeking more funding for Iowa's bridges and roads are launching a new advertising campaign.

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Politics & Elections
9:00 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Joni Ernst formally resigns from Iowa Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special election to fill her position.

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Business
8:58 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Report: slow growth ahead in Midwest, Plains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

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