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Suspect in Iowa slaying picked up near Canadian border - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 05:46

Suspect in Iowa slaying picked up near Canadian border
Minneapolis Star Tribune
JOHNSTON, Iowa — Authorities say customs officials near the Canadian border have taken into custody a man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend in a suburb of Des Moines. The man was picked up Sunday at International Falls, Minnesota.

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Accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces modeled to boost Iowa business - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 05:45

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Accelerators, incubators, co-working spaces modeled to boost Iowa business
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Emily Carlson checks her images while photographing Summer Garcia for Carlson's clothing line, Written Apparel, at de Novo Alternative Marketing in Cedar Rapids on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Carlson releases a new pencil skirt each month. This skirt ...

Medical cannabis bill advances in Iowa senate - Little Village

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 04:54

Little Village

Medical cannabis bill advances in Iowa senate
Little Village
A bill to expand access to medicinal cannabis in Iowa may be debated as soon as today. Senate File 506 has received bipartisan support and may pass in the senate. The ways and means committee, including Sen. Joe Bolkcom (D-Iowa City), voted 14 to 1 to ...
Iowa Senate Passes Sanctuary City Immigration BillKNIA / KRLS Radio

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Iowa abortion bill creates 'undue burden,' critics say - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 02:34

Iowa abortion bill creates 'undue burden,' critics say
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Twenty-seven other states already have enacted waiting periods, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a reproductive health care policy and research organization. However, Iowa joins only a handful of states—— Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma ...

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NE Iowa food bank wants to fix 2 million more meals - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 01:02

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

NE Iowa food bank wants to fix 2 million more meals
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
Doug Wiering, Beco Tricic and Desa Wefel form an assembly line to fill bags of food and snacks for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank BackPack program Wednesday in Waterloo. 041217mp-food-bank-volunteers-2. Buy Now · MATTHEW PUTNEY, COURIER ...

Iowa GOP's Workers' Comp Bill Signed by Governor - Insurance Journal

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:48

Insurance Journal

Iowa GOP's Workers' Comp Bill Signed by Governor
Insurance Journal
Iowa Gov. Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a controversial workers' compensation bill that reduces benefits for injured workers, notably benefits for shoulder injuries, and decreases coverage for injuries tied to a pre-existing condition. A proposal to ...

Some Iowa legislators go it alone on votes - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:03

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Some Iowa legislators go it alone on votes
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
One bill said property owners were not responsible for duty of care to a trespasser; another said the Iowa State Fair would not be liable for injury or death caused by pathogen transmission caused by animals at the fair. Both bills passed 48-1 ...
Iowa Democrats' 'nightmare' almost over, for nowThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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Iowa falls short in sweeping Nebraska - KCRG

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 23:35

KCRG

Iowa falls short in sweeping Nebraska
KCRG
By Josh Christensen, KCRG-TV9 |. Posted: Sun 11:29 PM, Apr 16, 2017. LINCOLN, Nebraska (KCRG-TV9) - The Iowa baseball team came up short in sweeping Nebraska. The Hawkeyes lost 8-6 in the series finale on Sunday.

Iowa ready to ban texting while driving - Quad-Cities Online

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 21:41

Iowa ready to ban texting while driving
Quad-Cities Online
Iowa police soon may be able to stop you if they believe you are texting while driving. This week, Gov. Terry Branstad is expected to sign a bill that would let police officers stop and ticket drivers who were texting while driving. The bill would take ...

Tech sports roundup: Hurly Long, Tech men's golfers nab victory in Iowa - RedRaiders.com

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 21:33

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Tech sports roundup: Hurly Long, Tech men's golfers nab victory in Iowa
RedRaiders.com
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Texas Tech senior Hurly Long finished three rounds at 7 under par, leading the 11th-ranked Red Raiders to their second team championship of the school year in the Hawkeye Invitational that concluded Sunday. Long shot 5-under 67, ...

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Couple restores 150-year-old church in rural Iowa - KCCI Des Moines

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 20:23

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Couple restores 150-year-old church in rural Iowa
KCCI Des Moines
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that Martha Reineke and her husband, William Cozart, are restoring the former East Janesville United Methodist Church southwest of Denver, Iowa. They plan to reopen it as a country wedding chapel and community ...

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Photos: Huskers rise up in eighth to beat Iowa - HuskerExtra.com

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 19:13

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Photos: Huskers rise up in eighth to beat Iowa
HuskerExtra.com
Photos: Huskers rise up in eighth to beat Iowa. Apr 16, 2017 Updated 2 min ago; (0). Nebraska came back from an eighth-inning deficit to beat Iowa and avoid a sweep. Journal Star photos by Amber Baesler. Close. 1 of 15. NU Baseball vs. Iowa, 4.16.17.
Nebraska Baseball Salvages Sunday Finale, Defeats Iowa 8-6Corn Nation
Huskers end skid with rally over Iowa to salvage series finaleOmaha World-Herald
Huskers avoid sweep with 8-6 win over Iowa1011now
Grand Island Independent -Landof10.com -Daily Nebraskan
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Nebraska Baseball Salvages Sunday Finale, Defeats Iowa 8-6 - Corn Nation

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 18:11

Corn Nation

Nebraska Baseball Salvages Sunday Finale, Defeats Iowa 8-6
Corn Nation
Nebraska snapped a two game losing streak, and defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 8-6 on Sunday afternoon. Nebraska gave up a lead in the eighth, only to retake the lead in the bottom half of the inning. The Huskers looked to be well on their way in the first ...
Huskers end skid with rally over Iowa to salvage series finaleOmaha World-Herald
Hagge's hit helps Huskers avoid sweep against IowaHuskerExtra.com
Nebraska falls to Iowa 7-6 in extra inningsGrand Island Independent
Landof10.com -Daily Nebraskan -Lincoln Journal Star
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All Hawkeyes' Croston wants is a chance - Quad City Times

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 18:10

Quad City Times

All Hawkeyes' Croston wants is a chance
Quad City Times
IOWA CITY — After beating the odds throughout his collegiate career, it rates as a chance Cole Croston considered too good to pass up. The Iowa offensive lineman is doing what he can to attract the attention of NFL scouts who are preparing for the ...

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In Kiron, Iowa, pop. 229, the meaning of a life, a death and another cup of coffee - Washington Post

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 17:34

Washington Post

In Kiron, Iowa, pop. 229, the meaning of a life, a death and another cup of coffee
Washington Post
KIRON, Iowa — Russell Paulson had already heard by the time he arrived at the Quik Mart for his afternoon coffee. Walt Miller had died. “Died last night, huh?” someone was saying as Russell pulled up a chair. “Yeah, last night,” another man said.

Couple restores 150-year-old church in rural Iowa - KCRG

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 17:02

KCRG

Couple restores 150-year-old church in rural Iowa
KCRG
DENVER, Iowa (AP) -- A couple is restoring a 150-year-old church believed to be the second-oldest in Black Hawk County because of fear it would otherwise disappear like so many other churches in rural Iowa. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that ...

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