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Iowa Senate Panel To Review Ethics Complaint

An Iowa Senate ethics panel is scheduled to meet to review a complaint that a state senator accepted payments from a presidential campaign in 2012.

05/01/2013

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Wild Move Minor League Team From Houston To Iowa

The Minnesota Wild are moving their primary minor league team to Iowa.

04/18/2013

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2nd Bachmann Aide To Say Iowa Aide Wrongly Paid

A second campaign adviser to former Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has come forward with allegations that the Minnesota congresswoman improperly paid an Iowa state senator to work on her campaign just months before last year’s Iowa caucuses.

04/18/2013

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Iowa Senator Decries Acceptance Of Homosexuality

A Republican senator from northern Iowa said Wednesday that homosexual lifestyles pose a health risk to him and his family in comments that drew a sharp rebuke from an openly gay Democratic senator.

04/17/2013

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Des Moines Officers Hurt When 2 Squad Cars Collide

Three Des Moines police officers have been treated for injuries they suffered in a collision of two squad cars.

04/08/2013

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Teen Sues, Says Brain Was Injured In School Attack

An Iowa teenager is suing his school district and several administrators because he says they didn’t do enough to protect him from bullying and an assault that left him permanently disabled.

04/01/2013

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Endangered Bat Could Delay Iowa Interstate Project

An endangered bat could delay work on an Interstate 80 interchange that business and civic leaders hope will bring more businesses and jobs to Waukee and West Des Moines.

03/05/2013

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Panel Doesn’t Act On Complaint Tied To Bachmann

A state Senate ethics committee has opted not to act on a complaint filed against a Republican senator that accused him of taking improper payments from Rep. Michele Bachmann’s presidential campaign.

02/13/2013

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Ex-Bachmann Aide Alleges Ethics Violation In Iowa

A former aide to Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed an ethics complaint with the Iowa Senate, alleging that during her presidential campaign she made improper payments to a state senator.

02/11/2013

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Iowa Woman Died Of Stab Wounds; Son Charged

The death of a woman found fatally stabbed in a rural Iowa farmhouse near Early has been ruled a homicide, authorities said Monday.

01/07/2013

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Full-Time Iowa Lieutenant Governor Is Part-Time Student

On a night last week when Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad was hosting a holiday reception at the governor’s mansion in Des Moines, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, typically close at his side during such events, was conspicuously absent.

12/25/2012

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Storm Causes 25-Car Pileup North Of Des Moines

The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to a 25-vehicle pileup that killed one person.

12/20/2012

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Bite Of Minnesota: Road Trip To Des Moines

Sometimes the Bite of Minnesota blog goes on a little road trip to take a bite out of another state. This time it took a bite of Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa to be a little more specific.

12/04/2012

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Iowa Parents Accused Of Locking Teens In Basement

A mother and father have been charged with false imprisonment after their adopted teenage children told authorities their parents locked them in the basement of their suburban Des Moines home for weeks, only allowed them out for school and passed their meals under the locked door.

11/08/2012

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Minnesota Filmmaker Sentence Appeal Rejected

A Minnesota filmmaker sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in the Iowa Film Office scandal has been denied an appeal of her sentence by the Iowa Court of Appeals.

10/31/2012

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Midwest Governors Group Meets In Des Moines

The Midwest Governors Association will meet in Des Moines and mark the organization’s 50th anniversary.

09/26/2012

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Man Found Dead In Car That Ran Into Iowa Park Pond

Authorities have released the name of a driver found dead in a car that went into a pond at Water Works Park in Des Moines.

09/03/2012

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Solutions To A Driving Nightmare: A Stuck Accelerator

Dramatic video of a woman unable to stop her speeding car had us wondering: What do you do in the same situation?

08/28/2012

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At Iowa Fair, Ryan Criticizes Obama On Economy

Republican Paul Ryan says President Barack Obama is diminishing the future for the nation’s children.

08/13/2012

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Storms Knock Out Power, Topple Semis In Iowa

A storm system moving through the Midwest has caused power outage across Iowa and toppled semis on Interstate 29.

04/14/2012

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Toro Wants New Distribution Center In Iowa

The Toro Co. has selected a key interstate intersection in Ankeny for its new distribution center in Iowa.

03/20/2012

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Iowa Democrats Leave Capitol, Stalling Gun Debate

House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.

02/29/2012

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Man Arrested In His Underwear In Des Moines

A 20-year-old man wearing only underwear has been arrested at building that houses the Polk County prosecutors’ office in Des Moines.

02/20/2012

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Nearly 14-Pound Baby Born In Iowa

An Iowa woman has given birth to a boy weighing 13 pounds and 13 ounces — without the aid of surgery.

01/30/2012

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Iowa: Romney, Santorum Seesawing In Narrow Vote

Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw battle for supremacy in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses late Tuesday night, a dramatic opening round for the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama.

01/03/2012

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