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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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Iowa
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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Business
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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Iowa
10:33 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Iowa DOT looks to improve park and ride system

The Iowa Department of Transportation is looking to improve its park and ride system for commuters.

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Government
10:39 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Iowa committee backs legalizing medical marijuana

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A legislative committee narrowly recommended allowing medical marijuana to be grown and sold in Iowa.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Fri September 12, 2014

Biden returning to key presidential state of Iowa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is returning to the key presidential state of Iowa next week, reminding voters not to count him out of the next presidential campaign.

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Government
8:22 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Branstad calls for reducing college costs

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad called Tuesday for the state's public universities to reduce tuition costs by implementing a number of changes.

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Health/Medical
8:17 am
Wed September 10, 2014

Type of enterovirus affecting children, leading to hospitalizations

Four states neighboring Nebraska, including Iowa, have confirmed cases of a serious strain of enterovirus that’s making children sick.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Interim workers' compensation commissioner named

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday named an interim workers' compensation commissioner after the previous commissioner resigned amid a discrimination lawsuit against the governor.

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Health/Medical
1:07 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Health officials monitor respiratory virus in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Public health officials on Monday said they're monitoring a high number of reports of a respiratory virus in several Midwest states including Iowa.

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