Politics & Elections
8:24 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Michelle Obama rallies voters in Iowa, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband's rise to president to help re-elect Democrats in Minnesota.

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Politics & Elections
2:57 pm
Mon October 20, 2014

Branstad winning cash race against Hatch

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Terry Branstad continues to hold a massive cash advantage over Democratic challenger Jack Hatch going into the final days of the race.

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6:18 am
Sat October 18, 2014

Insurance to change for some low-income Iowans

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — One of two health insurers providing coverage to low-income Iowa residents through a state program is withdrawing its services.

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Missouri River Flooding
8:44 am
Fri October 17, 2014

More landowners join Missouri River flood lawsuit

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The list of landowners suing the federal government over major flooding along the Missouri River since 2006 has grown considerably.

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Politics & Elections
9:14 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Romney campaigns with Iowa Senate candidate Ernst

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is visiting Iowa for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst as her battle with Democrat Bruce Braley enters its final three weeks.

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8:30 am
Fri September 26, 2014

USDA details new risk-based farm payment programs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says farmers can begin signing up for new safety net programs next week established in the 2014 farm bill that replace the much-criticized direct payments with government payouts based on risks farmers face.

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9:18 am
Thu September 25, 2014

Iowa, Nebraska medical records networks linked

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say Iowa and Nebraska medical records networks have been connected so records can be quickly shared over a secure link.

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Politics & Elections
8:36 am
Wed September 24, 2014

Democrats hope to regain majority in Iowa House

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans hold a narrow majority in the Iowa House, but Democrats said Tuesday they are hoping they can flip some seats in November and take control.

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1:47 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Iowa woman's request in cancer hoax case denied

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — A judge on Monday denied a request to release an Iowa woman accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis.

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8:16 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Economy remains slow in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states will continue slowing down in the next few months.

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