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Transportation
1:00 am
Mon December 10, 2012

More public hearings set on Chicago to Omaha rail project

Credit Iowa DOT

Another round of public hearings is set on the Chicago-to-Omaha rail study.

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Council Bluffs
5:36 pm
Wed November 28, 2012

Council Bluffs woman arrested for allegedly stealing from a cemetery

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 67-year-old woman has been arrested after a hidden camera appeared to show her stealing flowers, wreaths and other items from grave sites in a Council Bluffs cemetery.

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Education
8:35 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Committee reviewing education services for blind and deaf students in Iowa

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — A committee has decided to recommend Iowa provide education services for blind and deaf students at existing campuses in Vinton and Council Bluffs and three new sites in a regional system.

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Government
9:19 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Iowa Secretary of State examining signature verification system

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa secretary of state is considering a signature verification system to help ensure voters are who they say they are.

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Business
7:57 pm
Sun November 18, 2012

Google increasing its investment in Council Bluffs

Internet giant Google is investing an additional $200 million in its new data center in Council Bluffs.

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Business
3:13 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Economic index improves for ten states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An index of economic conditions in 10 Midwest and Western states has jumped for a third straight month, but the looming "fiscal cliff" and other factors have shaken confidence in the region's economy for the coming months.

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Iowa
12:31 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Funeral services set for western Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Services have been scheduled for a western Iowa soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

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Agriculture
12:28 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

USDA lowers harvest projections

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The USDA has lowered its predictions for the drought-stunted corn crops in Iowa and Nebraska.

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2012 Election
8:11 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Polls open in Iowa and Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Polls are opening across Nebraska so voters can answer the final and most important poll on who they want to be president and who they want to represent them in Washington and Lincoln.

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