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Utility bill break: Iowa's biggest utility company are asked to return tax savings to consumers

Utility bill break: Iowa's biggest utility company are asked to return tax savings to consumers

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The Iowa Utilities Board issued an order asking MidAmerican Energy, Alliant Energy and others to provide...


Police arrest man accused of stealing and selling 4 handguns, shooting at owner

Police arrest man accused of stealing and selling 4 handguns, shooting at owner

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A man who last week broke into vehicles in Pleasant Hill, stole firearms and shot at a gun owner has...


Iowans to protest at largest anti-abortion rally in U.S.

Iowans to protest at largest anti-abortion rally in U.S.

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More than 200 Iowans will join half-a-million people in the nation's capitol to protest abortion at...


Iowa DHS director on child welfare improvements: 'I am doing everything we can do'

Iowa DHS director on child welfare improvements: 'I am doing everything we can do'

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Foxhoven said he cannot promise tragedy won't strike again, but outlined numerous changes that he said...


Next Gen: Vermeer Corp. family passion drives the company

Next Gen: Vermeer Corp. family passion drives the company

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“You really do have to have a passion for it,” said Jason Andringa, the fourth family CEO...


Iowa lawmakers debate conflicting bills on automated traffic enforcement

Iowa lawmakers debate conflicting bills on automated traffic enforcement

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Rep. Gary Mohr, R-Bettendorf, who chaired the House panel and favors the regulatory approach, said it’s...


State Sen. Brad Zaun endorses ban on automated traffic enforcement devices

State Sen. Brad Zaun endorses ban on automated traffic enforcement devices

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State Sen. Brad Zaun, R-Urbandale, explains why he supports legislation taht would ban the use of automated...


This Iowa company is one of the country's best tech workplaces

This Iowa company is one of the country's best tech workplaces

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The group surveyed 79,000 U.S. workers and judged workplaces for their communication, diversity in hiring,...


Should Iowa abolish faculty tenure at state universities?

Should Iowa abolish faculty tenure at state universities?

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The Iowa Board of Regents strongly opposed the bill, warning that abolishing tenure — which offers...


Iowa lawmakers discuss bill to ban faculty tenure at state universities

Iowa lawmakers discuss bill to ban faculty tenure at state universities

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Sens. Mark Chelgren, Robert Dvorsky and Brad Zaun discuss the pros and cons of banning faculty tenure...


U.S. seeking to revoke citizenship of Iowa man accused in Bosnian killings

U.S. seeking to revoke citizenship of Iowa man accused in Bosnian killings

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Authorities say the man lied about participating in extrajudicial killings in the 1990s in order to...


Next Gen: Nelson's remember their first experiences at Kemin Industries

Next Gen: Nelson's remember their first experiences at Kemin Industries

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Kimberly Nelson, daughter of Kemin CEO Chris Nelson, and Lucas Nelson, his nephew, are heading up new...


Bill would add 'Bible literacy' class to Iowa public schools

Bill would add 'Bible literacy' class to Iowa public schools

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A growing number of states have passed laws allowing or requiring public schools to offer such courses.


'He was the light in the dark for so many': Victim's family celebrates his giving spirit

'He was the light in the dark for so many': Victim's family celebrates his giving spirit

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Daniel Delagardelle, 21, died in a head-on collision on January 12. He spent his short life spreading...


Urbandale Sgt. Chad Underwood describes attempted murder assault

Urbandale Sgt. Chad Underwood describes attempted murder assault

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Sgt. Chad Underwood talks about an alleged attempted murder that sent a man to the hospital with severe...


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