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Business
8:16 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Iowa's unemployment rate up in July

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in July as total employment in the state dropped for the first time this year.

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Government
1:30 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Iowa auditor: some agencies not following laws

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state auditor's report on the Iowa Department of Public Health criticizes the agency for failing to inspect funeral homes and other places where bodies are prepared for burial as required by state law.

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Business
2:37 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

MidAmerican Energy to install wind turbines in five Iowa counties

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has approved a plan from the state's largest utility company to install hundreds of wind turbines by the end of 2015.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Council Bluffs Finance Director running for State Senate

Iowa's State Senate districts.
Credit www.legis.iowa.gov

Council Bluffs’ Finance Director says he’ll run for Iowa Senate next year.

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Iowa
2:10 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

MidAmerican Energy warns of scam

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — MidAmerican Energy Company is warning customers of a telephone scam that appears to be targeting its customers.

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Health/Medical
8:12 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Health experts say risks higher with packaged salad mix

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Food safety experts say they're not surprised by a recent outbreak of a stomach bug that two states have linked to bagged salad.

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Business
10:14 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Business conditions index declines in July

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of business leaders in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the region's economy will grow in the coming months, despite a fourth month of decline in the survey's overall index.

Creighton University economist Ernie Goss compiles the Business Conditions Survey of supply managers in nine states. July’s index was 53.5, down from 55.6 in June. Goss says the economy is growing, albeit slowly.

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Iowa
8:09 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Body pulled from Missouri River identified

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified a man whose body was found floating in the Missouri River on Saturday.

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Omaha
11:15 am
Mon July 22, 2013

New trial set for two men alleging wrongful conviction

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge says two Omaha, Neb., men who are suing the city of Council Bluffs and two former police detectives for wrongful conviction, will get a joint trial instead of two separate ones.

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Health/Medical
8:24 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Cyclospora cases climb in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of people reporting a food-borne intestinal illness believed to have come from a contaminated vegetable has climbed to 62 in Nebraska.

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