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  • Iowa GOP lawmakers back statewide minimum wage, no increase

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa GOP lawmakers are forging ahead with legislation to ensure minimum wage increases are decided by the state — but they have no i ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Office of Senator Ernst accepting summer internship applications

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –The office of Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) is seeking Iowa college students and recent graduates for internship opportunities in the Washi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Pentatonix plans national tour stop at Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES – Pentatonix, the Grammy Award-winning a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, will be performing at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand 8 p.m. ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • Iowa man convicted of hacking 3 people to death with machete

    PERRY (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been convicted of hacking to death his girlfriend, her teenage daughter and their landlord in central Iowa.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Officials seek killer of 2 bald eagles in Iowa

    LEHIGH (AP) — Officials are looking for the killer of two bald eagles in central Iowa’s Webster County.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • 'The Film Lounge' premiere receives high praise from Iowa filmmakers

    The television premiere of "The Film Lounge" wrapped up Feb. 19 with high praise from filmmakers, and submissions for the next season are already bein ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • West Des Moines teacher facing marijuana charges

    WEST DES MOINES (AP) — Authorities say a West Des Moines junior high teacher is facing two drug charges.
    March 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Threatening note sent to Muslims at Des Moines center

    DES MOINES (AP) — A leader of the Islamic Center of Des Moines plans to meet with authorities to discuss a threatening note found in the center’s mail ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Iowa House passes amended workers' compensation overhaul

    DES MOINES (AP) — Republicans in the Iowa House passed a bill Thursday to overhaul how workers in the state are compensated for on-the-job injuries, t ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Use designated 'O’driver'

    The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB) are urging partiers this St. Patrick’s Day to find a s ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • GOP-led Iowa Senate approves 20-week abortion ban

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Republican-controlled Iowa Senate has approved a bill that would ban most abortions in the state after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
    March 15, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Trial scheduled for Linn County man accused of killing mom

    CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — A trial in Cedar Rapids has been scheduled for a man accused of killing his mother in their Hiawatha mobile home.
    March 15, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Former swimming coach gets 5 years for sex with student

    FORT DODGE (AP) — A former swimming coach accused of sexually assaulting a teenage student in Fort Dodge has been given five years in prison.
    March 15, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Iowa congressman criticized for racially charged comments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and some Republicans on Monday criticized a veteran GOP congressman for saying America can't restore "our civilization wit ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • GOP lawmakers in Iowa advance conservative wish list

    DES MOINES (AP) — About two months into the session, Republicans have moved quickly to capitalize on their control of both legislative chambers, but p ...
    March 13, 2017 - 11:07 am
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