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Minn. Company Agrees To Refund Iowa Customers

A Minnesota-based mail order company has agreed to refund nearly $10,000 in membership fees to dozens of customers in Iowa who claimed the business illegally charged them. Attorney General Tom Miller announced Thursday that Stauer, a jewelry and general merchandise retailer from Burnsville, Minn., would change its marketing practices and provide refunds to more than 50 Iowa customers.

06/27/2013

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Midwest Competition For Gay Wedding Tourism?

During four years as the only Midwestern state to offer same-sex marriage, Iowa has seen thousands of couples travel to the heartland for wedding celebrations that pumped millions of dollars into the state economy.

06/23/2013

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Minn. Man Pleads Guilty To Deer Poaching In Iowa

Officials say a Minnesota man stole whitetail buck over a four-year period in Iowa. The state Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that 42-year-old Bradley Slawson, Jr., of Ham Lake, Minn., pleaded guilty to deer poaching charges.

06/14/2013

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After 18 Years, Team Continues Search For Jodi Huisentruit

She was a beautiful, blonde TV anchor that went missing nearly two decades ago. Jodi Huisentruit was declared legally dead in 2001. She would have turned 45 on Wednesday.

06/05/2013

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Wis. Gov. Walker Touts State Ties During Trip To Iowa

Wisconsin’s Republican governor, Scott Walker, is introducing himself to Iowa Republicans as would-be presidential candidates often do — as one of their own. Walker tells about 600 of the GOP faithful at a party fundraising banquet in a Des Moines suburb that he spent his childhood in Iowa.

05/24/2013

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Plymouth Man Gets Probation For Impeding Prosecutor

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to one year of probation for obstructing a federal prosecutor in Iowa after his son was sent to prison in an animal terrorism case.

05/16/2013

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Iowa About To Tie State Record For No Tornadoes

Iowa is about to tie a state record for the longest stretch without a reported tornado.

05/14/2013

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In Iowa, Record Corn Crop Likely Despite Late Start

The wet start to the corn planting season may reduce the amount each acre produces this year, but farmers are planting so much corn they’re still likely to bring in a record crop. In a report released Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated farmers would bring in 14.1 billion bushels of corn this year, a billion bushels more than the previous record set in 2009.

05/10/2013

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Abused Disabled Iowa Plant Workers Awarded $240M

A jury on Wednesday awarded $240 million to 32 mentally disabled men for what government lawyers say was years of abuse by a Texas company that arranged for them to work at an Iowa turkey processing plant and oversaw their care, work and lodging.

05/01/2013

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Iowa Senator Responds To Ethics Complaint

An Iowa senator accused of taking improper payments from a presidential campaign says there is no evidence to support the claims.

05/01/2013

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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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Diocese Suspends 2 Iowa Priests After Abuse Claims

The Diocese of Davenport says it has temporarily suspended two priests in eastern Iowa while it investigates allegations that they improperly touched minors decades ago.

04/22/2013

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Affidavit: Bachmann Approved Pay For Iowa Senator

An Iowa campaign adviser to Republican former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has released an affidavit saying the Minnesota congresswoman approved a plan to indirectly pay an Iowa state senator to work on her 2012 campaign. The arrangement could violate Iowa Senate ethics rules.

04/22/2013

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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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