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Government
1:32 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Iowa Governor holds public budget hearings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is starting a series of public budget hearings to get input from state department heads.

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Government
8:03 am
Tue November 12, 2013

OLLAS report looks at role of Latino population in Council Bluffs

A new report says 8.5 percent of Council Bluffs’ population is Latino, and that population generates more than a billion dollars in economic output.

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Nebraska
6:09 am
Sat November 9, 2013

USDA: 2013 corn harvest a record 13.9B bushels

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — This year's corn crop is the largest the nation has ever seen, and exceeds earlier government projections.

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Education
8:12 am
Fri November 8, 2013

Education report shows gains for Iowa kids

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A national education assessment report shows Iowa students have had some gains in math and reading since 2011, but stagnation over the long term remains a challenge.

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Government
3:36 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Iowa Attorney General wants restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Attorney General Tom Miller says he wants Iowa lawmakers to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.

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Business
8:50 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Labor force in northeast Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota examined

NORFOLK, Neb. (AP) — State officials are going to study the workforce in northeast Nebraska, northwest Iowa and southeast South Dakota to learn more about what it will take to attract new businesses to the area.

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Business
8:06 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Report says government shutdown hurt economic conditions

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has dropped after rising the previous two months.

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Government
8:02 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Iowa police chiefs defend traffic cameras

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Several Iowa police chiefs have spoken out against proposed state rules for traffic cameras, but a state official says the chiefs are just protecting a revenue source.

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Government
2:08 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Agency says Iowa tax receipts up in September compared to a year ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislative Services Agency says the state's tax receipts were more than 9 percent higher in September than a year ago.

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Government
1:51 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Iowa Gov. unveils website aimed at water quality

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has launched a new state website that he says will help encourage efforts to reduce water pollution in Iowa.

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