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Man dies in Iowa grain facility accident - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:09

Man dies in Iowa grain facility accident
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WINTHROP, Ia. — Authorities say a worker has been killed in an accident at a grain facility in eastern Iowa. Winthrop Fire Chief Chris Hare says medics were sent to the Viafield co-op facility around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. The man already had been pulled ...

Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after legislative defunding - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:03

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Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics after legislative defunding
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Planned Parenthood of the Heartland said Thursday it is closing four clinics in Iowa in response to state legislation passed by majority Republican lawmakers that blocks public money for family planning services to abortion providers. Health centers ...
Planned Parenthood to Close 4 Iowa Clinics After Funding CutU.S. News & World Report
Planned Parenthood Closing Four Iowa ClinicsIowa Public Radio

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Police: 16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Weighed Just 56 Pounds - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:03

Police: 16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Weighed Just 56 Pounds
U.S. News & World Report
Police: 16-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Weighed Just 56 Pounds. Investigators say a 16-year-old girl found dead last week in the central Iowa home where she lived weighed just 56 pounds and was severely malnourished. | May 18, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.. MORE.

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Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:43

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Planned Parenthood to close four Iowa clinics
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Planned Parenthood supporters gather in the rotunda of the State Capitol following a senate subcommittee hearing regarding Senate File 2, a bill that proposes removing the Iowa Family Planning waiver and would create a state-run organization denying ...

Mayor of southeast Iowa city appeals removal from office - Quad City Times

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:14

Quad City Times

Mayor of southeast Iowa city appeals removal from office
Quad City Times
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — The mayor of a southeast Iowa city is appealing her removal from office, saying her ousting by local officials is a "travesty" for voters who elected her. Diana Broderson filed a court motion Tuesday to delay the Muscatine City ...

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Correction: Disaster Proclamation-Iowa story - Kansas City Star

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:53

Correction: Disaster Proclamation-Iowa story
Kansas City Star
In a story May 17 about Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to sign a disaster proclamation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the proclamation would have activated the individual assistance program. It wouldn't, but it will allow debris from ...

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Correction: Disaster Proclamation-Iowa Story - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:45

Iowa Public Radio

Correction: Disaster Proclamation-Iowa Story
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story May 17 about Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to sign a disaster proclamation, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the proclamation would have activated the individual assistance program. It wouldn't, but ...
ISU's Leopold Center Stays "Alive For Another Day"Iowa Public Radio

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Man Dies After Tractor Overturns, Pinning Him - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 13:10

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Man Dies After Tractor Overturns, Pinning Him
U.S. News & World Report
PRESTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed after a tractor rolled over on him in eastern Iowa. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, about 4 miles (7 kilometers) west of Preston. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says 78-year ...
Man killed in tractor rollover accident near Preston, IowaKWQC-TV6

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And the 'Best Food City' in the state of Iowa is... - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 12:50

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And the 'Best Food City' in the state of Iowa is...
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There's no question that Iowa has quite the formidable food scene. We've been getting nods and recognition from the likes of James Beard to national cooking competitions to celebrity chefs who've made appearances and raved about a certain Chinese ...

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Mayor of Southeast Iowa City Appeals Removal From Office - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:25

Mayor of Southeast Iowa City Appeals Removal From Office
U.S. News & World Report
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — The mayor of a southeast Iowa city is appealing her removal from office, saying her ousting by local officials is a "travesty" for voters who elected her. The Muscatine Journal (http://bit.ly/2qvmKwv ) reports Diana Broderson ...

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Man killed in tractor rollover accident near Preston, Iowa - KWQC-TV6

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:10

KWQC-TV6

Man killed in tractor rollover accident near Preston, Iowa
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PRESTON, Iowa (KWQC) — A man was killed when the tractor he was operating rolled over and pinned him. The Jackson County Sheriff Department was called to scene, around four miles west of Preston, Iowa, around 3:32 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, ...

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Stan Lee on Iowa, cameos and what he does when he gets writer's block - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:35

DesMoinesRegister.com

Stan Lee on Iowa, cameos and what he does when he gets writer's block
DesMoinesRegister.com
Stan Lee really wanted to come to Iowa. He had a couple appearances and appointments on the books for this weekend, but when he got a call from Wizard World to come to Des Moines, he rescheduled them all. “It's always worth postponing whatever I have ...

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Two Iowa Medicaid insurers post losses in first quarter of 2017 - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:05

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Two Iowa Medicaid insurers post losses in first quarter of 2017
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Financial troubles have followed two of Iowa's three private Medicaid insurers into their second year of operation, according to documents filed with the Iowa Insurance Division this week. Amerigroup Iowa posted a loss of $4.5 million in the first ...

Police Supervisor Demoted After Iowa Road Rage Incident - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:00

Police Supervisor Demoted After Iowa Road Rage Incident
U.S. News & World Report
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa police supervisor with a history of misconduct has been demoted but not fired after an off-duty road rage incident in which he grabbed a motorist by the neck. Waterloo Police Chief Daniel Trelka wrote in the decision ...

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The Top 5 Offensive Lines Iowa will face in 2017 - Black Heart Gold Pants

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:55

Black Heart Gold Pants

The Top 5 Offensive Lines Iowa will face in 2017
Black Heart Gold Pants
Moving right along in our weekly series of the top players in each position group Iowa will face in 2017, it's time to look at offensive line units. I went the unit route in this case, as it doesn't make much sense to focus on individual lineman in ...

Man Dies After Accident at Eastern Iowa Grain Facility - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:15

Man Dies After Accident at Eastern Iowa Grain Facility
U.S. News & World Report
WINTHROP, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a worker has been killed in an accident at a grain facility in eastern Iowa. Winthrop Fire Chief Chris Hare says medics were sent to the Viafield co-op facility around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. The man already had been ...

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Thursday at the Iowa high school state track meet: Live updates, schedule, how to watch - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:06

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thursday at the Iowa high school state track meet: Live updates, schedule, how to watch
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
By Gazette staff. May 18, 2017 at 8:00 am | Print View. Drake Stadium is the place to be the next three days as the Iowa high school state track and field gets started Thursday. But if you can't be there, this is your hub. Look for live updates ...

EGEB: Iowa Republican attacks Perry over fake energy study, coal plant failures, more - Electrek

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:03

Electrek

EGEB: Iowa Republican attacks Perry over fake energy study, coal plant failures, more
Electrek
Iowa senator slams energy chief for grid study undermining wind energy – Iowa's Republican senator on Wednesday raised concerns that U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has commissioned a “hastily developed” study of the reliability of the electric grid ...
Iowa senator slams energy chief for grid study undermining wind energyReuters

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Iowa man catches endangered prehistoric fish - KWQC-TV6

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 07:25

KWQC-TV6

Iowa man catches endangered prehistoric fish
KWQC-TV6
DECORAH, Iowa (KWQC) – A rarely-seen ancient fish that can live to be 150 years old has turned up in Iowa. Rob Griffith reeled in a lake sturgeon while fishing the Upper Iowa River near Decorah, Iowa on May 5, 2017. National Geographic reports the lake ...

Thunderstorms That Lashed Iowa May Have Spawned Tornadoes - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 05:54

Thunderstorms That Lashed Iowa May Have Spawned Tornadoes
U.S. News & World Report
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thunderstorms that raced across Iowa have left power outages, damaged buildings and injuries in their wake. Authorities in Butler County say a farmer was hurt when a building fell on him during the storms Wednesday, and a ...

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