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Government
1:51 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Iowa Gov. unveils website aimed at water quality

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has launched a new state website that he says will help encourage efforts to reduce water pollution in Iowa.

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Government
8:28 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Report shows Iowa State Patrol targets out-of-state drivers

(Information in the following story is from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com)

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drivers with out-of-state plates are much more likely to be stopped by Iowa State Patrol when they drive across the state.

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Business
8:11 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Slower economic growth projected in Midwest and Plains states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report suggests the economy will continue growing at a slow pace in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states in the months ahead.

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Iowa
8:09 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Council Bluffs settles wrongful conviction lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The city of Council Bluffs has settled a lawsuit with two Omaha, Neb., men who sought millions of dollars after the courts concluded they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 25 years.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Rain helps alleviate drought, but is too late to help crops

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The storm system that left Colorado dealing with historic flooding also dropped rain across a large swath of the nation from Wisconsin to Texas helping to alleviate drought conditions in some areas of the country.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Iowa GOP moves its convention to June

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Republican State Central Committee has voted to hold its state convention in June, a month earlier than previously scheduled.

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Health/Medical
7:08 am
Sat September 21, 2013

New information released on Iowa's proposed health insurance marketplace

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newly released rate information on Iowa's health care marketplace shows the state will offer some of the lowest premiums in the country.

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Politics & Elections
3:37 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley to run for re-election

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says he'll seek a seventh term in 2016.

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Iowa
2:01 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad's brother fined by EPA for violations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The brother of Gov. Terry Branstad will pay a fine and spend $26,000 to install a wetland area after his cattle farm failed to comply with requirements of his clean water permit.

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Iowa
8:16 am
Thu September 19, 2013

2 killed in I-29 crash identified

MONDAMIN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa have identified two people killed in a crash on Interstate 29 near Mondamin earlier this week.

The Council Bluffs Nonpareil reports that 18-year-old Salvador Valdovinos, of South Sioux City, Neb., and 59-year-old William Griffin, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died in the Monday crash.

Authorities say a pickup driven by Valdovinos went off the interstate around 6:50 a.m., overcorrected and crossed the center median, hitting the side of a northbound semitrailer in which Griffin was traveling.

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