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Man found dead in Iowa church parking lot after shooting - KWQC-TV6

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 14:49

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Man found dead in Iowa church parking lot after shooting
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Des Moines police are investigating after a man was found dead in a church parking lot early Sunday. The Des Moines Register reports the dead man was found in the parking lot of Zion Lutheran Church around 2:30 a.m. with ...

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Iowa smartphone driver's licenses expected to launch in 2018 - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:15

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Iowa smartphone driver's licenses expected to launch in 2018
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Can't find your ID? Check your phone. Iowans should be able to start downloading their driver's licenses onto smartphones in about 12 to 18 months, according to the Iowa Department of Transportation. The Iowa DOT has conducted a pilot program with ...

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Man Found Dead in Iowa Church Parking Lot After Shooting - U.S. News & World Report

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:28

Man Found Dead in Iowa Church Parking Lot After Shooting
U.S. News & World Report
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines police are investigating after a man was found dead in a church parking lot early Sunday. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2pZdXnQ ) the dead man was found in the parking lot of Zion Lutheran ...

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Iowa winnowing of health care begins - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:03

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Iowa winnowing of health care begins
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
Planned Parenthood supporters gather in the hallway and stairs outside a senate subcommittee hearing on Senate File 2, a bill that proposes removing the Iowa Family Planning waiver and would create a state-run organization denying funding for health ...
Chelsea Clinton embarrassed herself (AGAIN!) with this tweet about Iowa and Planned ParenthoodTwitchy
Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after cutsThe Daily Nonpareil

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Granddaughter of former Iowa governor dies of sudden illness - KCCI Des Moines

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 09:58

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Granddaughter of former Iowa governor dies of sudden illness
KCCI Des Moines
Ella Vilsack died of a sudden illness Thursday night, Radio Iowa reported. She was the daughter of Jess Vilsack, a Des Moines-area attorney and the oldest son of Tom and Christie Vilsack. He and his wife, Kate, live in Des Moines and have two other ...

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Doppelgangers: Which NFL players remind us of Iowa's recent and current football players? - Landof10.com

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 08:08

Doppelgangers: Which NFL players remind us of Iowa's recent and current football players?
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Few topics in sports generate interest or speculation quite like player comparisons. Who plays like whom? Whose style of play reminds you of another player from a generation ago? Coaches do this frequently just to provide a baseline ...

In Iowa: Branstad's legacy of tenacity, irony and lost opportunity - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 07:11

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In Iowa: Branstad's legacy of tenacity, irony and lost opportunity
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
Terry Branstad soon will report for duty in China, a fitting end to Iowa's one-governor policy. He won Iowa's top job when I was 12 and served, the first time around, until I was engaged to be married. When he came back again in 2011, I had two kids ...
Branstad Veto Puzzles Groups Seeking Money for RepairsU.S. News & World Report

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An Oregon lawmaker's strange crusade to save an Iowa town -- with Chinese money - OregonLive.com

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 07:01

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An Oregon lawmaker's strange crusade to save an Iowa town -- with Chinese money
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CLINTON, Iowa -- Though an elected lawmaker in Oregon, Brian Clem has spent much of the last two years living out of a dorm room at a defunct university in this Mississippi River town trying to make millions. He's still waiting for his big pay day ...

Editorial: Iowa parks might give face to austerity - Quad City Times

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 04:03

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Editorial: Iowa parks might give face to austerity
Quad City Times
Iowa Department of Natural Resource Director Chuck Gipp started preparing the public for what's to come this summer. His agency lost another $1.2 million in the budget. That's on top of years of previous cuts. This year looks to be a breaking point ...

The joy of Iowa in spring - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 02:20

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The joy of Iowa in spring
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
And then the world turns, and Iowa is moved within miles of the Arctic Circle. It is cold, and it is cold as only the Midwest can be, cold down to the bone, cold that pierces straight to the soul. Snow doesn't fall in Iowa. It comes in, slicing at an ...

Meet the finalists for All-Iowa boys track and field athlete of the year - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:58

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Meet the finalists for All-Iowa boys track and field athlete of the year
DesMoinesRegister.com
The All-Iowa boys track and field athlete of the year will be announced on June 24 at the Des Moines Register Sports Awards, featuring guest speaker Shaquille O'Neal and master of ceremonies Chuck Long.
Iowa to give Flexsteel more than $2M to stay in DubuqueSTLtoday.com
Iowa animal control facility struggles to handle surgeQuad City Times

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Meet the 2017 All-Iowa boys' track and field team - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:54

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Meet the 2017 All-Iowa boys' track and field team
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The Des Moines Register's All-Iowa boys track and field team is broken up into a 12-member Elite Team and four 12-member all-class teams. All honorees are invited to the Des Moines Register Sports Awards on June 24 at Wells Fargo Arena, featuring guest ...
Flexsteel to Get More Than $2 Million From Iowa to Stay in DubuqueWall Street Journal (subscription)

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One Dead After Car Versus Train Crash in Eastern Iowa - whotv.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:19

One Dead After Car Versus Train Crash in Eastern Iowa
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An Iowa State Patrol crash report says 24-year-old Alysabeth Ferneau was travelling northbound on 145 Street at a railroad crossing when the vehicle became stuck on the tracks. A BNSF train travelling eastbound struck the vehicle on the tracks, and the ...

Iowa man sentenced to 8 years in prison for child porn - KCCI Des Moines

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:03

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Iowa man sentenced to 8 years in prison for child porn
KCCI Des Moines
A western Iowa man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for possession of child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Mitchell Eugene Obrecht, of Carter Lake, was sentenced Friday. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern ...

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Iowa can create a better health care system than Washington politicians - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 16:58

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Iowa can create a better health care system than Washington politicians
DesMoinesRegister.com
It's a good thing for Iowa that the Republicans' first attempt to take over health care failed. The Des Moines Register editorial stated, “Their plan would lead to more uninsured Americans (Iowans), higher health care premiums, more unplanned ...

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Editorial: Will Minnesota be able to help Iowa solve its medical marijuana problem? - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 16:30

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Editorial: Will Minnesota be able to help Iowa solve its medical marijuana problem?
DesMoinesRegister.com
There's an old saying that two losers don't make a winner. That's worth remembering now that the states of Iowa and Minnesota, each of which is burdened with an unworkable medical-marijuana law, want to join forces in an effort to fill the gaps in ...

Iowa baseball gets fourth straight series win, surges into Big Ten Tournament as No. 5 seed - Landof10.com

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 16:03

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Iowa baseball gets fourth straight series win, surges into Big Ten Tournament as No. 5 seed
Landof10.com
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Few Big Ten college baseball teams have as much momentum heading toward the Big Ten Tournament as Iowa right now. The Hawkeyes (34-19, 15-9 Big Ten) closed out regular-season play by taking two of three from Illinois this ...
Easley works for receiving role with HawkeyesQuad City Times

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Recruiting notebook: a look at Iowa State's recent commits - Iowa State Daily

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:45

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Recruiting notebook: a look at Iowa State's recent commits
Iowa State Daily
Fans of Iowa State football may have noticed a huge leap in Iowa State's recruiting ranking over the past week. Iowa State's 2017 recruiting class was ranked No. 52 by 247Sports, and until last week, the 2018 class was in that range as well. Then ...

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Easley works for receiving role with Hawkeyes - Quad City Times

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:39

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Easley works for receiving role with Hawkeyes
Quad City Times
The junior wide receiver walked on to the Iowa football program at the right time, finding himself with an opportunity to help fill a void at a position where a lack of experience is almost an understatement as the Hawkeyes work toward the start of the ...
Iowa baseball gets fourth straight series win, surges into Big Ten Tournament as No. 5 seedLandof10.com

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Norris: Iowa can reverse course - Quad City Times

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 14:15

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Norris: Iowa can reverse course
Quad City Times
A native of southwest Iowa now living in the Des Moines area, Norris said it can be a depressing sight. However, in a stop in Davenport on a rainy Saturday morning, the longtime figure in state Democratic circles, said he sees the potential for growth ...

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