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- Branstad seeks federal aid to help Iowa counties
Gov. Terry Branstad is seeking federal aid to help 22 Iowa counties affected by recent severe weather.
- Young's foes: Grassley work proves insider claim
Democrats trying to pick up a Republican-held congressional seat in Iowa are seizing on disclosure records about the GOP candidate that they say gives heft to their charge that he's a Washington insider.
- Iowa bar owner fights liquor license denial
The owner of a Council Bluffs bar that appeared on a reality television show has argued against the City Council's decision to deny its liquor license.
- Immigration overload: The debate in governor races
The federal government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors across the country, spurring a wide range of reactions from governors, many of whom are up for re-election this...
- Iowa building renovation begins in Waterloo
Crews are finally restoring the long vacant administration building of a shuttered company in Waterloo.
- Iowa lottery sales fall 7 percent
Iowa Lottery sales have fallen 7.4 percent over the past year, a drop lottery officials attribute to a rough winter that altered customers' buying habits and fewer extremely high jackpots that drive up sales.
- Homeless shelter in Des Moines installs greenhouse
A homeless shelter in downtown Des Moines has installed a greenhouse that will enable the organization to grow vegetables year-round.
- Storm Lake nursing home fined after woman's fall
A Storm Lake nursing home has been fined more than $31,000 after an incident in which a woman fell on her head while being transferred onto a bed and later died from the injury.
- Teen held after Linn County chase, carjacking
Linn County deputies have arrested a 17-year-old boy following a carjacking at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids and a chase that reached speeds of 110 mph.
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Fort Dodge authorities have found 50 to 60 animals inside two homes. Police Chief Tim Carmody says the 61-year-old owner of the homes has cooperated with officers and hasn't been charged with anything. Firefighters...
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- Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?
In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.
- APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe
The Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of overseeing a plagiarism investigation being conducted by the U.S. Army War College against Sen. John Walsh of Montana, the college's provost said Tuesday.
- Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little
Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.
- Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage
The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first's lady's "crush" on a businessman accused of lavishing...
- Tuberculosis patient who refused care is arrested
A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
- San Francisco political adviser pleads not guilty
A Northern California political consultant charged with bribery, racketeering and other counts in a sweeping indictment that also names a state senator and an alleged gang leader has pleaded not guilty.
- Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case
A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.
- Vegas illegal betting suspects freed from custody
A wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme has been let out of jail after his poker-star friends posted his bail and immigration officials cleared his release.
- Police: Suspect paid prostitutes in Bellagio cash
A man accused of robbing a Bellagio casino cashier of $43,500 at gunpoint later paid prostitutes at another hotel near the Strip with money still bound in Bellagio wrappers, Las Vegas police said Tuesday.
- US appeals panel strikes down Miss. abortion law
A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that a Mississippi law that would close the state's only abortion clinic is unconstitutional.
- Hinton's first state baseball appearance ends in round one
Behind a four-run second inning, Dyersville Beckman Catholic began defense of its Class 2A title at the 2014 state tournament with a 6-3 victory over Hinton in the quarterfinals at Principal Park on Monday night.
- Iowa's Scherff & two Huskers named to Big 10 watch list
The Big Ten Conference announced its fourth annual football Players to Watch list, with 10 players earning preseason recognition. Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff (Denison, Iowa) was among the West Division’s honorees.
- North Polk ace fires no-hitter to sideline MV-AO
Cole Jackson fired a no-hitter and struck out 15 in the top-ranked North Polk Comets’ 7-1 win over the Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto Rams in the Class 2A state quarterfinals Monday afternoon at Principal Park.
- X's rally from 7-run deficit to top Canaries 10-9
Sioux City rallied from an 8-1 deficit to defeat their I-29 rivals from Sioux Falls 10-9 Sunday night. In total, the X's and Canaries combined to use 11 pitchers.
- X's rally falls short against Canaries in 8-6 loss
The Canaries avoided a late meltdown, holding off Sioux City's rally in an 8-6 win Saturday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota..
- Akron-Westfield's senior leave legacy of winning, dominance on softball diamond
Over the past five seasons, Akron-Westfield has been one of, if not the most dominate softball team in the state of Iowa. Led by five seniors, the Westerners capped off their first perfect season in school history with their second straight 1A title on Friday, a 12-1 victory over Kee.
- Headid Little League wins 11-12 year old state title; advances to Indianapolis Regional
The Sioux City Headid 11 and 12 year-old All-Star Little League team qualified for the regional tournament in Indianapolis by winning the Iowa State Championship on Saturday.
- Wiltgen tosses 1-hitter in Gehlen's 3-0 win over Lone Tree
Blake Wiltgen tossed a 1-hitter and struck out 10 batters as #5 Gehlen Catholic topped Lone Tree 3-0 Saturday in the opening round of the Iowa Class1A Baseball Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa.
- X's lose to Canaries on walk-off home run
The Explorers bid for a three game winning streak ended with a 7-6 loss to Sioux Falls (23-44) on Friday. Canaries second baseman Sam Lind hit a one-out solo homer off of X's reliever Rob Wort (1-1) in the bottom of the ninth to provide the winning tally.
- Headid Little League All-Stars in state final
A Sioux City Little League team is getting close to a state championship. The Headid 11 and 12-year-old All-Star team has clinched a spot in the state finals.
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