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Iowa legislature poised to approve broader medical marijuana law - Radio Iowa

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 07:12

Radio Iowa

Iowa legislature poised to approve broader medical marijuana law
Radio Iowa
The bill would let Iowa doctors prescribe cannabis oil to Iowans who suffer from any of 15 debilitating conditions. “We've got a good bill, I think, in front of us that will expand access in this state,” Klein said. “We're talking about growing. We're ...
Iowa Legislature approves last-minute expansion of medical cannabis oil programDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa Lawmakers Running Out of Time to Expand Medical Marijuanawhotv.com

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Iowa lawmakers burning late-night 'oil' in effort to adjourn - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 04:08

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Iowa lawmakers burning late-night 'oil' in effort to adjourn
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature has debated into the early morning in an effort to adjourn the 2017 session, and it remains unclear when they'll wrap up their work. Lawmakers from both chambers met privately on-and-off between Friday morning ...
Iowa legislative session winds down after ushering in sweeping changesOmaha World-Herald
Summaries of major legislation in 2017 Iowa legislative sessionThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa Legislature gives final OK to bill defunding Planned Parenthood; heads to BranstadDesMoinesRegister.com
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Iowa legislative session winds down after ushering in sweeping changes - Omaha World-Herald

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:46

Omaha World-Herald

Iowa legislative session winds down after ushering in sweeping changes
Omaha World-Herald
COUNCIL BLUFFS — Iowa lawmakers Friday night hoped to adjourn a legislative session that brought sweeping changes to a number of laws. The Republican-controlled Iowa House and Senate passed bills that expanded gun rights, reduced collective ...

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Iowa Distillery Brings Back Templeton Rye Whiskey - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:27

Iowa Distillery Brings Back Templeton Rye Whiskey
U.S. News & World Report
Templeton Rye produced its 1 millionth bottle in 2013. The company doesn't disclose detailed figures, but it has never had a down sales year, said Keith Kerkhoff of Manilla, Iowa, a co-founder of Templeton Rye Spirits and a grandson of an area bootlegger.

Summaries of major legislation in 2017 Iowa legislative session - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:06

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Summaries of major legislation in 2017 Iowa legislative session
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Midyear reductions took $8 million each from the University of Iowa and Iowa State University, and $2 million from the University of Northern Iowa. The universities' budgets for the coming fiscal year were reduced even further: $6 million at the UI, $2 ...
Iowa Legislature gives final OK to bill defunding Planned Parenthood; heads to BranstadDesMoinesRegister.com
GOP Lawmakers in Iowa OK Bill Defunding Planned ParenthoodU.S. News & World Report
BREAKING: Iowa lawmakers pass bill defunding Planned ParenthoodLifesite
Sioux City Journal -Iowa Public Radio -Quad City Times
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Recap: Quick reactions from Iowa's spring game at Kinnick Stadium - Landof10.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:43

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Recap: Quick reactions from Iowa's spring game at Kinnick Stadium
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — There was a spring game at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, which is notable because Iowa doesn't do spring games. In the past, the Hawkeyes had an open scrimmage to conclude spring drills but never in a game format. Friday was a ...
IOWA FOOTBALL SPRING GAME: HOW TO WATCH, OPEN THREADBlack Heart Gold Pants
Iowa football spring game: Live updates, How to watchThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Big Ten Q&A: Iowa's Kirk FerentzBig Ten Network

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Iowa man gets life for hacking 3 to death with machete - Fox News

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 20:12

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Iowa man gets life for hacking 3 to death with machete
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ADEL, Iowa – A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for hacking to death his girlfriend, her teenage daughter and their landlord with a machete in central Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2q0fGVA ) that Carlos ...
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Iowa is the new poster child for gun irresponsibility - Washington Post

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:35

Washington Post

Iowa is the new poster child for gun irresponsibility
Washington Post
The new poster child for irresponsibility is the Iowa legislature, which passed a comprehensive bill loosening a variety of restrictions. Instead of vetoing it, Gov. Terry Branstad (R) hopped on the bandwagon, signing the legislation into law this ...

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Iowa AD Gary Barta denies discrimination in Jane Meyer firing - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:04

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Iowa AD Gary Barta denies discrimination in Jane Meyer firing
DesMoinesRegister.com
University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta denied Friday that the sexual orientation of his top lieutenant in the athletics department contributed to the breakdown of their working relationship. Barta took the witness stand for more than two hours ...
Iowa A.D. Gary Barta details damaged relationship with MeyerThe Seattle Times
Hlas: Jane Meyer vs. University of Iowa trial very trying for allThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Former Iowa athletic administrator testifies fired coaches often gayESPN
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Renewable Energy Big In Northwest Iowa - KIWARadio.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 17:22

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Renewable Energy Big In Northwest Iowa
KIWARadio.com
When it comes to wind energy, O'Brien County is the Iowa leader, with two wind farms called the Highland and O'Brien wind farms, both owned by MidAmerican Energy. MidAmerican Public Relations Representative Adam Jacobi says that O'Brien County has ...

New Iowa Nitrogen Plant Opens - KTIC

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 17:21

KTIC

New Iowa Nitrogen Plant Opens
KTIC
WEVER, Iowa (DTN) — Amidst fertile Mississippi River Valley farm fields here, the first greenfield nitrogen fertilizer production facility built in the U.S. in more than 25 years officially opened for business Wednesday. Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo ...

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Iowa Man Gets Life for Hacking 3 to Death With Machete - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 17:16

Iowa Man Gets Life for Hacking 3 to Death With Machete
U.S. News & World Report
ADEL, Iowa (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for hacking to death his girlfriend, her teenage daughter and their landlord with a machete in central Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2q0fGVA ) that ...

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Improvement in Southern Iowa - KCRG

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:41

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Improvement in Southern Iowa
KCRG
At the start of March, south-central and southeast Iowa had a moderate drought condition. Since March 20th, that part of the state is above normal by nearly 5”, and we've had a break in the rain over the northwest part of Iowa. While this didn't make ...

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Cleanup Planned of Liquid Fertilizer That Spilled in Iowa - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 14:50

Cleanup Planned of Liquid Fertilizer That Spilled in Iowa
U.S. News & World Report
ODEBOLT, Iowa (AP) — Iowa environmental officials are investigating a chemical fertilizer spill in western Iowa. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources say a tanker carrying ammonium thiosulfate, a liquid fertilizer, tipped over Friday morning in ...

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Iowa jobless rate falls, but so does participation - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 14:38

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa jobless rate falls, but so does participation
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa's unemployment rate is on a downward trend, but so is the size of the state's labor force. The state's jobless rate fell to 3.1 percent in March, down from 3.8 percent the year before, Iowa Workforce Development said Friday. Iowa's total nonfarm ...
Iowa unemployment rate fallsBusiness Record
Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 3.1 PercentU.S. News & World Report

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Speakers to address overcoming hurdles at work, in life at Iowa Women Lead Change conference - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:16

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Speakers to address overcoming hurdles at work, in life at Iowa Women Lead Change conference
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
File photo: Iowa Women Lead Change's Tiffany O'Donnell and Diane Ramsey welcome the audience during the IWLC's Invest in She at the The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, June 11, 2015. (Justin Torner/Freelance for The Gazette).

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6 common complaints against Iowa wind turbines - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:19

DesMoinesRegister.com

6 common complaints against Iowa wind turbines
DesMoinesRegister.com
Whether it's President Donald Trump or Iowa cattle producer Mason Fleenor, many people see wind turbines as an eyesore that mar the landscape. Once turbines go up, however, people generally get over their initial reservations, said Lu Nelson, a policy ...

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Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks Kim Weaver's credentials, Joni Ernst's Trump comments and the end of the session - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:17

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks Kim Weaver's credentials, Joni Ernst's Trump comments and the end of the session
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Kim Weaver speaks to delegates at the Iowa Democratic Party's state convention at the Iowa Events Center-Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Weaver is running for Congress in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, a seat currently held by ...

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Fire Killed Thousands of Turkeys at Farm, Iowa Officials Say - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:56

Fire Killed Thousands of Turkeys at Farm, Iowa Officials Say
U.S. News & World Report
WAPELLO, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say several thousand turkeys have perished in a southeast Iowa fire. The blaze was reported around 11:10 a.m. Thursday at a turkey farm southwest of Wapello in Louisa County. Davenport television station KWQC reports ...

Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 3.1 Percent - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:36

Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 3.1 Percent
U.S. News & World Report
Iowa Workforce Development announced Friday that the rate fell from 3.2 percent in February and was down from 3.8 percent a year ago. The agency reports the number of unemployed Iowa resident dropped to 51,900 in March as more people left the labor ...

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