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Accelerant Detection Dog in Iowa Helps Investigate Arsons - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 10:09

Accelerant Detection Dog in Iowa Helps Investigate Arsons
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WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — An accelerant detection dog in northeast Iowa has had a busy first year sniffing around fires. Radar joined Waterloo Fire Rescue in May 2016, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported . The golden retriever and yellow lab mix has ...

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Iowa Man Dies in Rollover Crash on Idaho Interstate - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 09:54

Iowa Man Dies in Rollover Crash on Idaho Interstate
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MOUNTAIN HOME, Idaho (AP) — A 70-year-old Iowa man riding in the back seat of a pickup without wearing his seatbelt died after the vehicle rolled on Interstate 84 in southwestern Idaho and he was ejected into oncoming traffic and struck by a tractor ...

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Nickelback deep-fried a set of mind-numbing rock for Iowa State Fair crowd - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 08:40

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Nickelback deep-fried a set of mind-numbing rock for Iowa State Fair crowd
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Returning to the Iowa State Fair Grandstand for the first time since 2004, Canada's second-most successful rock group (hello, Rush … when will y'all play the fair?) performed a 16-song set of career-spanning dollar menu rock 'n' roll to a crowd ...

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Iowa mosquito trapping reveals ongoing West Nile virus risk - KWQC-TV6

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 08:02

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Iowa mosquito trapping reveals ongoing West Nile virus risk
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AMES, Iowa (AP) - Mosquitoes from traps at central Iowa parks have tested positive for the West Nile virus. The testing was recently conducted at parks in Ames by Iowa State University and the University Hygienic Lab. While there is a lag time between ...

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Iowa Mosquito Trapping Reveals Ongoing West Nile Virus Risk - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 07:08

Iowa Mosquito Trapping Reveals Ongoing West Nile Virus Risk
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AMES, Iowa (AP) — Mosquitoes from traps at central Iowa parks have tested positive for the West Nile virus. The testing was recently conducted at parks in Ames by Iowa State University and the University Hygienic Lab. While there is a lag time between ...

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City in Iowa to Use Man-Made Islands to Clean Creek - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 00:27

City in Iowa to Use Man-Made Islands to Clean Creek
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Think of them as nature's kidneys, Autumn Boos said of the matrix of recycled drinking bottles that resemble giant pot scrubbers sitting next to Dubuque's 16th Street detention basin. Over time, the porous, raft-like structures ...

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Iowa City nurses reunite truck driver with puppy - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 21:21

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Iowa City nurses reunite truck driver with puppy
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University of Iowa Hospital nurses helped a man get his puppy back from a shelter just in time. A truck driver had a medical emergency while driving in Grundy County and had to be taken to a hospital in an ambulance. Inside the truck, he had to leave ...
United Way of East Central Iowa raises money with curling competitionKCRG

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2 years before the caucuses, Democratic upstarts are trying to make a name in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 21:03

2 years before the caucuses, Democratic upstarts are trying to make a name in Iowa
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CLEAR LAKE, Ia. — Who is Eric Swalwell? Who is Jason Kander? Who is Tim Ryan? And what the heck are they all doing in Iowa? Those questions have been echoing through Democratic conversations in the state for the better part of a year now, and they ...

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Loebsack, Peters unsure of 'Trump effect' in Iowa's 2nd District - Quad City Times

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 20:23

Loebsack, Peters unsure of 'Trump effect' in Iowa's 2nd District
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Peters, 57, likes to point out that he carried 15 of the 24 counties in the 2nd District that stretches across southeast Iowa along the Mississippi River and the Iowa-Missouri border. The deciding factor was Johnson County where Loebsack more than ...

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Iowa artist doesn't like license plate options, designs alternative - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 20:01

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Iowa artist doesn't like license plate options, designs alternative
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DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO/NBC) - Fairgoers are casting their votes for Iowa's next license plate, but an Iowa artist believes Iowans deserve better. John Bosley is a graphic designer and feels the options presented lack some creativity. So he created ...
Iowans Impressed By Local Artist's Revision of Iowa License Platewhotv.com

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Punishing drought threatens yields, income for thousands of Iowa farmers - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:54

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Punishing drought threatens yields, income for thousands of Iowa farmers
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AGENCY, Ia. — Colin Johnson is surprised when he finds a good-sized ear of corn in a field in southeast Iowa, where cracks a foot-deep ripple through the soil. With about 1½ inches of rain since May, some stalks have no ears; others have small, half ...

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Iowans Impressed By Local Artist's Revision of Iowa License Plate - whotv.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:34

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Iowans Impressed By Local Artist's Revision of Iowa License Plate
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DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Iowa license plate voting at the Iowa State Fair has sparked debate. "I think it's awesome that we get to. So many times it's done behind close doors," said Janell Sullivan who was visiting from of Bettendorf. Thursday's ...
Iowa artist doesn't like license plate options, designs alternativeKWQC-TV6

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Quiet Stanley tries to make some noise with Hawkeyes - Quad City Times

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:26

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Quiet Stanley tries to make some noise with Hawkeyes
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IOWA CITY – Nathan Stanley is battling more than Tyler Wiegers, Ryan Boyle and Peyton Mansell as he tries to secure the starting quarterback's position at Iowa. The sophomore, who tops the Hawkeye depth chart heading into today's noon public practice ...
Iowa Football: 5 things to watch for on Kids DayLandof10.com

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Ethanol is heading toward obsolescence. Iowa will need a new plan. - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:56

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Ethanol is heading toward obsolescence. Iowa will need a new plan.
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Over 40 percent of Iowa's corn production goes to making ethanol — for a market that could soon disappear. Futurists predict that the energy and transportation industries are poised for rapid change, and that liquid fuels will soon go the route of ...

Kids Day Open Practice: What We're Wondering - Go Iowa Awesome

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:38

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Kids Day Open Practice: What We're Wondering
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College football is inching closer and closer to making its full-fledged return. The season itself will get underway three weeks from last night (August 31), while Iowa's season will officially kick off three weeks from tomorrow (September 2). We've ...
Iowa Football: 5 things to watch for on Kids DayLandof10.com
Quiet Stanley tries to make some noise with HawkeyesQuad City Times
Former Fort Dodge star Sam Cook to walk on to Iowa wrestling teamDesMoinesRegister.com
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Cedar Falls' AJ Green commits to Northern Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:21

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Cedar Falls' AJ Green commits to Northern Iowa
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The Sharpshooter from Cedar Falls is staying in Cedar Falls. AJ Green, a rising-senior at Cedar Falls High School, committed to Northern Iowa on Friday. He becomes the Panthers' first 2018 commitment. Green, a 6-foot-3, 160-pound point guard, chose UNI ...
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New Mexico Grad Transfer WR Matt Quarrels Lands at Iowa - Hawkeye Nation

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:45

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New Mexico Grad Transfer WR Matt Quarrels Lands at Iowa
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The hangup keeping receiver Matt Quarells from transferring from New Mexico to Iowa seems to have been resolved. The Missouri native showed up in a photo gallery of Friday's practice. Quarells graduated from New Mexico in three years and will have two ...

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Disbarred Iowa Attorney Sentenced to Prison for Mail Fraud - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:44

Disbarred Iowa Attorney Sentenced to Prison for Mail Fraud
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The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Iowa says 52-year-old Dennis Bjorklund, of Coralville, was sentenced Friday to 30 months in federal prison. He had pleaded guilty in March to 11 counts of mail fraud. Prosecutors say Bjorklund was ...

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What's needed for a good tuition policy in Iowa - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:08

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What's needed for a good tuition policy in Iowa
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I applaud the Board of Regents State of Iowa for undertaking the difficult task of a comprehensive study of student tuition. A comprehensive policy that allows students, parents, and university presidents to set their budgets with certainty as to what ...

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Former Fort Dodge star Sam Cook to walk on to Iowa wrestling team - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:35

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Former Fort Dodge star Sam Cook to walk on to Iowa wrestling team
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After his senior season at Fort Dodge — wherein he was Class 4A's fourth-leading rusher in the fall and an unbeaten state champion on the mat in the winter — Sam Cook decided to put his wrestling dreams on hold and walk on to the Iowa football team.
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Iowa Wrestling Roster Musical Chairs: Cook In, Mejia OutGo Iowa Awesome
Cook will wear Iowa singletFort Dodge Messenger
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