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Weather
4:57 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Cold weather prompts widespread school closings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many school districts in Iowa and Nebraska will remain closed today because of the dangerously cold weather.

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Business
11:44 am
Fri January 3, 2014

5 Nebraska counties, Advance Southwest Iowa form partnership

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad sign a proclamation in support of the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership is growing, with the addition of Advance Southwest Iowa.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Iowa awarded $1.36M for solar tax credits in 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Revenue Department says the state awarded $1.36 million in tax credits to Iowa people and companies for installing solar energy systems last year.

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Business
8:02 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Business conditions improve slightly in December

A monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the economy grew in December.

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Government
7:00 am
Tue December 31, 2013

New Council Bluffs Mayor to be sworn in Thursday

Matt Walsh will be sworn in Thursday afternoon as the new Mayor of Council Bluffs.

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Government
3:42 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Iowa population continues 26-year gradual increase

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newly released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show Iowa continues a trend of slow population increase. The state has an estimated population of 3,090,416 as of July 1. That's an increase of 15,377 — about a half a percent increase since July 2012.

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Nebraska
3:00 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Red Cross volunteers responded to more than 400 regional disasters in 2013

American Red Cross Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Region volunteers responded to 437 disasters in 2013.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Secretary of State hopeful wants to boost turnout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democrat running for Iowa Secretary of State is launching a campaign effort that doesn't directly focus on his opponent.

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Government
12:47 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Sen. Harkin discusses legislative priorities for 2014

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, D-IA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says education and jobs will be among his priorities next year.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed December 18, 2013

US Rep. Tom Latham won't seek re-election in 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Latham says he won't seek re-election in 2014.

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