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Council Bluffs
12:57 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

River body ID'd as that of Council Bluffs man

GLENWOOD, Iowa (AP) — A body found earlier this month in the Missouri River in southwest Iowa has been identified as that of a Council Bluffs man.

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Politics & Elections
12:55 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

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Government
12:55 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Report disputes Branstad smaller government claims

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report from a nonpartisan state agency questions whether Gov. Terry Branstad is cutting the cost and size of state government as he claims.

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Iowa
8:05 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Officials: Remains belong to WWII airman from Iowa

MOULTON, Iowa (AP) — Officials say remains found in Germany in 2012 have been positively identified as belonging to a WWII airman from Iowa who went missing more than 69 years ago.

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Weather
8:27 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Heavy rains will mean more mosquitoes in the area

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The recent heavy rains and flooding in Iowa and Nebraska created prime breeding areas for mosquitoes, so more bug bites are likely in the next few weeks.

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Crime
8:01 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Iowa woman imprisoned for Social Security fraud

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A 51-year-old southwest Iowa woman has been sentenced to prison for lying to the Social Security Administration.

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Business
8:06 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Midwest economic index inches up again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up again, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

A report issued Tuesday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index rose to 60.6 in June from 60.5 in May, hitting another three-year high.

Looking six months ahead, the business confidence portion of the overall index rose to 63.6 from 62.5 in May.

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Missouri River Flooding
1:57 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Officials deny causing Missouri River floods

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The federal government says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn't be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Report notes Iowa casino dependence on Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant for the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is warning that the state's gaming industry relies heavily on Nebraska gamblers for revenue and would lose a lot of business if its western neighbor decided to allow casinos.

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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Mon June 23, 2014

GOP establishment choice wins Iowa's House contest

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — In a setback for the tea party and libertarian forces in Iowa, establishment Republicans have nominated their candidate for a House seat in one of the nation's most competitive congressional districts.

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