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Business
7:58 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Overall index up in rural Midwest banker survey

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The overall index for an economic survey of bankers in 10 Midwestern and Plains states has risen for a second consecutive month, suggesting more growth in the months ahead.

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Crime
9:22 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Experts say Iowa suspect competent for trial

LOGAN, Iowa (AP) — Two psychiatric experts say an 18-year-old suspect is competent to stand trial on a charge that he killed his 5-year-old foster brother in western Iowa's Harrison County.

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Government
7:52 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Branstad backs extension of health care policies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad says Iowa has agreed to a federal recommendation that will allow thousands of residents to hang onto health insurance policies that don't meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act.

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Crime
7:56 am
Wed April 16, 2014

SW Iowa pastor pleads not guilty to abuse charge

SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — A southwest Iowa pastor has pleaded not guilty to charges he sexually abused a 5-year-old girl.

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Government
2:32 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate.

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Crime
8:12 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Nebraskan gets 25 years in Iowa child sex case

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man has been given 25 years in prison for sexually abusing girls ages 7 and 8 in western Iowa.

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Government
12:19 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Branstad says state made no payments for silence

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing firm in support of the director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, who says no money was offered to former workers for silence about their dismissals.

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Government
11:45 am
Fri April 4, 2014

Iowa court adopts new media rules for courtrooms

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A rule going into effect May 1 will allow members of the news media to use laptops and cell phones in Iowa courtrooms with permission.

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Government
12:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Senate supports audits of settlement agreements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a Democratic-sponsored amendment to a state spending bill that would require the state auditor to look into confidential settlement agreements with fired state workers during Gov. Terry Branstad's current term.

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Government
8:07 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state.

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