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Business
7:47 am
Fri May 1, 2015

April economic report suggests slow growth ahead in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey report says April results suggest that slow economic growth remains ahead for nine Midwestern and Plains states.

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Education
3:16 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Pottawattamie Promise: new program to help teens go to college

The first group of Pottawattamie Promise students will enroll at Iowa Western Community College this fall.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About 45 western Iowa high school students will attend college on full scholarships this fall as part of a new pilot program.

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Government
8:03 am
Tue April 21, 2015

Unemployment appeals administrator leaves in Iowa shakeup

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The new director of Iowa Workforce Development is cutting ties with a longtime agency employee who was recently named head of the division that oversees unemployment insurance disputes.

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Business
8:05 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Survey suggests economy slowing in rural areas of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West remained negative in April even though it improved slightly from the previous month.

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Government
9:31 am
Sat April 11, 2015

Juvenile sentencing bill heads to Branstad despite criticism

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature has passed a bill this session that would allow Iowa courts to continue sentencing juveniles to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Government
3:13 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Iowa Governor signs school start date bill into law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a bill that says Iowa schools can start the academic year no earlier than Aug. 23.

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Council Bluffs
2:00 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Iowa DOT to preview 2015 Council Bluffs construction projects

Council Bluffs Interstate System construction projects this year include a railroad relocation project.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri April 3, 2015

Iowa House committee OKs bill on state mental health facilities

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A House committee has approved a bill that would keep two state mental health facilities open longer.

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Government
8:31 am
Tue January 13, 2015

Branstad to offer 2015 plans in Condition of State speech

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad will lay out his 2015 budget plans in his Condition of the State address.

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Government
10:42 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Lawmakers gavel in for 2015 legislative session

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have convened for the 2015 legislative session amid concerns there will be little money for new programs.

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