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Researchers at UNMC and the University of California San Francisco are studying a new model of care for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An unofficial count of attendance at the Iowa State Fair this year indicates roughly 1.1 million people visited the fairgrounds, breaking a previous record.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal agency says states can use grant money intended to improve elections in order to pay for criminal investigations of voter fraud.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A utilities board that will soon decide whether to allow a private company to build an oil pipeline in Iowa says it has received roughly 3,700 objections on the project.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Utilities Board has adopted an order encouraging MidAmerican Energy to hold down costs on its $900 million project to build two more Iowa wind farms.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Humane Society says more than two dozen dogs, 14 chinchillas, two parrots and a horse rescued from a residence in western Iowa will be up for adoption soon.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The health insurance companies picked to manage Iowa's $4.2 billion Medicaid program are promising to create hundreds of jobs in the state in the coming months.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iraq war veteran who lost a Democratic congressional bid last year says he will try again in a different district.

TREYNOR, Iowa (AP) — A schools superintendent has appealed the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners' decision to suspend his state license for 30 days.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is touting Iowa's progress with STEM education as he continues to defend his veto of some one-time education spending.

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