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Business
2:22 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Iowa business group wants Legislature to address workforce issues

The Iowa Chamber Alliance says it wants that state’s legislature to focus on programs that lead to more highly skilled workers.

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Government
1:40 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

DOT: Iowans will use app to show driver's license

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Transportation officials say Iowa residents will soon use a smartphone app to show their state driver's license.

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Politics & Elections
11:22 am
Thu December 4, 2014

GOP party leaders to stay neutral in 2016 caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Party leaders are pledging to remain neutral in the 2016 presidential caucuses.

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Government
8:30 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Advocacy group launches campaign for road funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Advocates seeking more funding for Iowa's bridges and roads are launching a new advertising campaign.

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Politics & Elections
9:00 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Joni Ernst formally resigns from Iowa Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special election to fill her position.

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Business
8:58 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Report: slow growth ahead in Midwest, Plains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

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Business
8:25 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Survey suggests economy still slow in rural areas

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West improved in November, but the monthly survey of bankers doesn't suggest much growth.

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Crime
3:38 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Trial proceedings begin in Iowa shooting case

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Trial proceedings have begun in the case of a southwest Iowa man accused of shooting a woman to death.

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Crime
12:16 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Western Iowa mom pleads guilty to cancer hoax

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — A 30-year-old western Iowa mother has pleaded guilty to allegations that she devised an elaborate hoax about a diagnosis of cancer for her 5-year-old daughter.

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General News
1:00 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Heartland 2050: vision plan looks at transportation, workforce, welcoming communities

Attracting a young and skilled workforce and being a welcoming community are among the goals identified in the Heartland 2050 Vision.

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