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Politics & Elections
7:14 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Ballot initiatives, close races draw increased interest in midterm races

Two political scientists expect Republicans to gain control of the U.S. Senate, and for close races in some local contests.

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Crime
7:14 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Council Bluffs man gets 5 years in police chase

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who was shot by a state trooper following a high-speed car chase has been sentenced to five years in prison.

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Politics & Elections
5:14 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Harkin apologizes after Ernst calls remarks sexist

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin is apologizing for calling Republican Joni Ernst attractive, but "wrong for the state of Iowa."

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Politics & Elections
4:00 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Congressional, Senate, Governor's races before voters in Nebraska and Iowa

Douglas County’s Election Commissioner predicts 46 percent turnout in today’s general election.

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Business
8:58 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Report: Midwest economic index drops again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains has dropped again.

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Politics & Elections
3:26 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

GOP gathers voting, recount data in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With Election Day just around the corner in the competitive Iowa Senate race, Republicans are requesting information from state and local voting officials about polling places, voting rules and recount procedures.

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Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Hillary Clinton campaigns with Braley

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging Iowa Democrats to get out the vote for Senate candidate Bruce Braley, saying he has "proven he will get the job done."

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Crime
3:10 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Trial starts for Iowa teen accused in boy's death

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — A murder trial has begun for an 18-year-old charged in the death of a 5-year-old boy outside a rural home where they were foster children.

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Politics & Elections
1:10 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Poll shows Iowa's Third District candidates within two points

A new poll from Iowa’s Loras College shows Third Congressional District Republican candidate David Young is leading Democrat Staci Appel by just two points.

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Business
1:08 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Amazon to refund Iowa customers over subscription

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Online retailer Amazon has agreed to refund more than 1,000 Iowa customers over issues regarding a subscription service.

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