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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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Iowa
5:18 pm
Sun September 7, 2014

Landowners want details of proposed pipeline route

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinois.

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Business
8:27 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Report: Midwest economic index inched up in August

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead.

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Crime
1:04 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Omaha man convicted of several conspiracies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 48-year-old Omaha man has been convicted of conspiracies to launder money and sell controlled substances, among other crimes in Nebraska and Iowa.

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Crime
8:26 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Documents: Iowa mom used feeding tube on girl

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Court documents say a western Iowa woman accused of lying about her daughter's cancer diagnosis inserted a feeding tube into the girl's nose and stomach.

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Iowa
3:58 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Authorities: Iowa woman lied about child's cancer

ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a woman faces charges after lying to people for months that her 5-year-old daughter has terminal cancer.

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Business
8:19 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Economy slowing down in rural parts of 10 states

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy is slowing down in rural areas of Nebraska, Iowa and eight other Midwestern states.

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