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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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Crime
10:58 am
Fri November 14, 2014

Prosecutor: Iowa mom takes deal in cancer hoax case

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Prosecutors say a western Iowa mother accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis has accepted a plea deal.

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Government
8:16 am
Wed November 12, 2014

$1.1B economic impact seen in Iowa oil pipeline

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An analysis by a West Des Moines company says a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa would provide an economic impact of $1.1 billion to the state during two years of construction.

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Crime
9:33 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Cancer hoax case moved to different Iowa county

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — The trial of a western Iowa mother accused of lying about her young daughter's cancer diagnosis has been moved to another county.

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Politics & Elections
1:37 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Young: fiscal responsibility, balanced budget needed

The Iowa Secretary of State’s office says voter turnout on Tuesday was 53 percent.

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Iowa
10:58 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Iowa teen found not guilty in brother's death

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa teenager who claimed he killed his 5-year-old foster brother because he thought the child was a goblin has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.

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Politics & Elections
12:41 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republican Young beats Appel for 3rd district seat

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district.

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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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