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Government
3:09 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa Governor's priorities survive legislative deadline

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's legislative priorities survived a procedural deadline in the Iowa General Assembly this week, while some more controversial bills appeared dead.

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Government
8:01 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Iowa House panel approves anti-bullying measure

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa House have approved an anti-bullying measure that would emphasize teacher training standards.

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Government
2:50 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Iowa lawmakers could put end to greyhound racing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dog racing could end in Iowa under bills being considered by House and Senate lawmakers.

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Weather
1:57 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Snow, strong wind could make Thursday commute difficult

The National Weather Service says Thursday morning’s commute could be difficult, with snow and strong wind.

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Government
8:05 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Iowa panel OKs stricter texting while driving bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —State legislators are closing in on a bill that would place further restrictions on texting and driving.

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Government
11:24 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Auditor says Iowa budget relies on surplus dollars

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State Auditor Mary Mosiman says the governor's budget proposal uses surplus fund dollars to cover some expenses, a practice she says taxpayers should be aware of.

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Weather
11:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Up to five inches of snow, below zero wind chills expected in Omaha metro

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the KIOS listening area through Wednesday morning.

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Iowa
8:26 am
Tue January 28, 2014

$2 billion Council Bluffs interstate project: express lanes, new bridges, ramps

The 24th Street bridge in Council Bluffs was built during the first segment of the Interstate improvement project.
Credit Iowa DOT

Construction is underway on the next two segments of a five-part interstate reconstruction project through Council Bluffs.

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Government
1:10 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Democrats seek boost in Iowa education funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats who hold the majority in the Iowa Senate want to boost state education funding for the 2015 school year, but the Republican governor and Republicans controlling the state House have shown little interest in considering the proposal this year.

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Government
10:03 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Ethanol advocates join for hearing in Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says federal authorities must use "common sense" and reconsider a proposed reduction in the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline.

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