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Iowa prosecutor to "proceed as is," despite court's decision that some offenders can vote.
Authorities said Kenny Bevard, 37, was being driven Thursday to Adel in adjacent Dallas County for a court hearing in a burglary case. He was...
Ronald Dwaine Carnes, 68, was arrested after the Iowa Transportation Department's facial recognition system flagged his driver's license photo.
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Ex-PTO treasurer in Iowa pleads guilty to felony theft
Authorities arrested Amber Flynn, 32, in February after more than $9,000 was discovered missing from the bank account of Remsen-Union Family Connections.
Man pleads not guilty in death of former roommate whose remains were found buried in basement
A Georgia man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his former roommate in Iowa.
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Iowa races for U.S. Senate, House have racked up $12 million in donations
Candidates in the three races had nearly $5.7 million left in their campaign treasuries as of March 31, according to recent reports to the Federal Election Commission.
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Police still hunt escaped inmate in central Iowa
Officers are still looking for a prisoner who escaped in suburban Des Moines while being transferred for a court hearing in a burglary case.
Iowa woman, employee accused of setting fire to collect insurance money
A northwest Iowa bar and bowling alley owner and one of her employees have been accused of setting a fire to collect insurance money.
Iowa sex offender gets 18 years for child porn
An Iowa man twice convicted of child sex offenses have been given 18 years in prison for possessing child pornography.
Finalists announced for Iowa School for the Deaf superintendent
The successful candidate will replace Patrick Clancy, who is retiring at the end of the school year.
Request for mistrial is denied in doctor’s painkiller case
Guy Cook made the request Thursday during testimony in the trial of Daniel Baldi. He faces nine counts of involuntary manslaughter.
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Divided Iowa Senate approves apprenticeship measure
The bill changes the law to increase Iowa’s workforce fund from $4 million to $6 million. Half of that would go to the apprenticeship program. It also creates an advisory board to promote the programs.
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1930s-era Iowa grandstand secures revival with $190,000 grant
The money will pay for a handicapped-accessible stairway, the replacement of crumbling concrete, new aluminum seating, a new announcer's booth and cable safety railings.
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Iowa officials announce plan for Microsoft data center
Microsoft will begin construction on a new data center in West Des Moines, state and local officials announced Friday, bringing the company's total investment in Iowa to nearly $2 billion, the largest in the state to date.
Iowa teen competent to stand trial in foster brother's death, 2 experts testify
But they acknowledge that he is immature and has extensive problems
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Ex-Iowan behind landmark free speech case recounts story in Bellevue
In 1965, Mary Beth Tinker, then 13, was among a handful of students who wore black armbands to her Des Moines junior high school to protest the Vietnam War.
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Group to study future of annual ISU Veishea celebration
A task force has been formed to determine if an annual celebration at Iowa State University should continue in the future following a large crowd disturbance near campus.
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Iowa insurance agency probed for overbilling
State regulators are investigating an insurance agency accused of overbilling thousands of government employees for health care coverage.
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Embattled Iowa Law Enforcement Academy official to retire
IOWA CITY (AP) — The assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy announced Thursday he will retire after enduring months of criticism for making inappropriate sexual and threatening remarks to female cadets and colleagues.
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Iowa gaming commission rejects Cedar Rapids casino
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission rejected a proposed $164 million Cedar Rapids casino Thursday, saying it would hurt existing casinos.
Federal cash may have been used in Iowa's secret settlements
An official of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services said some federal money may have been used to pay former state employees to keep quiet about settlement agreements, which one lawmaker suggested could be a serious problem for the state.
Iowa ruling won't alter effort to bar all felons from voting
Three justices ruled Tuesday that only some felonies are considered “infamous crimes” under the Iowa Constitution and thus bar offenders from voting or holding office.
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Sioux City's Argosy Casino riverboat to shut down
The Argosy will be required to cease operations by July 1 under the commission's order to deny the casino's application to renew its license.
Nebraska senators to study tax issues over break
Portion of Saddle Creek Road closed after water main break
Teenager arrested after woman's purse is snatched outside Omaha store
Police identify 21-year-old shot in ankle near 30th, W Streets
19-year-old arrested in connection with March shooting
Cult murderer's death row appeal denied, but execution in limbo
Beau McCoy strikes Obama doll in TV ad; Democrats are not happy
17 senators in Nebraska Legislature hit their (term) limits
Police: Slaying of woman in Ralston apartment likely over drugs
Keystone XL pipeline backers blast 'political expediency' as foes hail ruling to delay decision
Interstate construction to cause lane shifts, closings in Omaha area
Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
Omahan charged in fatal shooting in Benson neighborhood
Friday's attendance dips at Millard West after bathroom threat
High school slam poets don't just recite verses, 'they leave their hearts beating on the stage'
Crack ring's leaders join others in prison as a result of Operation Purple Haze
Haze in area comes from Kansas, Oklahoma
Man taken into custody in domestic dispute
Omaha judge reprimanded for intervening in peer attorney's DUI case
Intoxicated man with pellet gun climbs billboard's scaffold; is arrested
Police seek public's help in finding an armed man
Saturday forecast opens window for gardening; Easter egg hunts look iffy on Sunday
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Last day of 2014 Legislature: Praise, passage of a last few bills and more on mountain lions
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
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Kelly: A California university president returns to her Nebraska roots on Ivy Day
The main speaker at today's Ivy Day celebration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a college president who grew up roping calves and earned her Ph.D. at the prestigious Oxford University in England.
Breaking Brad: Stuck in a claw machine? You get no Easter candy
I know of one kid in Lincoln who will be receiving a lump of coal from the Easter Bunny, just as soon as he's extricated from that bowling alley claw machine.
Breaking Brad: Mountain lion season's over, but the bunny's fair game!
Thursday was the last day of a Nebraska Legislature session. Before leaving town, legislators passed a bill to hold a lottery to hunt the Easter Bunny.
Breaking Brad: At least my kid never got stuck inside a claw machine
We need a new rule in Lincoln. If your kid is discovered inside the claw machine at a bowling alley, you are forever barred from being nominated for "Mother of the Year."
Breaking Brad: How many MECA board members can we put in a luxury suite?
As a stunt at the Blue Man Group show, MECA board members are going to see how many people they can stuff into one luxury suite.
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