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Officials identify Iowa man killed in Wyoming avalanche

Officials identify Iowa man killed in Wyoming avalanche

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Officials have released the name of a 24-year-old Iowa man who was killed in a weekend avalanche while...


Iowa researchers are using apes to figure out where humans came from

Iowa researchers are using apes to figure out where humans came from

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The Ape Cognition & Conservation Initiative here in Des Moines has five research subjects —...


Watch this ape tell researchers how many English words he knows

Watch this ape tell researchers how many English words he knows

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Kanzi, a 37-year-old bonobo at the Ape Cognition & Conservation Initiative in Des Moines, is asked...


WHO-HD forecast: Partly sunny and warm on Tuesday

WHO-HD forecast: Partly sunny and warm on Tuesday

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Tuesday's forecast calls for party sunny skies and a high in the mid-70s. The low will be 43. It will...


My 3 favorite memories from my family's 60-year history at the Drake Relays

My 3 favorite memories from my family's 60-year history at the Drake Relays

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City columnist Daniel Finney went from bored silly to blown away by the annual track and field classic


Wells Fargo shareholders meet Tuesday in Des Moines: What you need to know

Wells Fargo shareholders meet Tuesday in Des Moines: What you need to know

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The financial giant will hold its annual shareholders' meeting in downtown Des Moines on Tuesday morning.


Wildfire burns hundreds of acres in western Iowa, near the Missouri River

Wildfire burns hundreds of acres in western Iowa, near the Missouri River

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The fire started near Council Bluffs and covered more than 2 miles of brush and trees to the Veterans...


Man shot in the leg in Des Moines, police say

Man shot in the leg in Des Moines, police say

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A man was shot in the leg Monday evening at 13 Street and College Avenue in the Des Moines' Mondamin...


Iowa governor acknowledges complaint about fired ally

Iowa governor acknowledges complaint about fired ally

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The acknowledgment is a reversal of earlier denials, which the office says were an oversight.


Renovated Hotel Fort Des Moines promises to be 'breathtaking,' owner says

Renovated Hotel Fort Des Moines promises to be 'breathtaking,' owner says

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Work on the highly anticipated Hotel Forst Des Moines renovation is set to begin this summer.


Medical marijuana expansion hopes revived in Iowa Senate, but still face hurdle in House

Medical marijuana expansion hopes revived in Iowa Senate, but still face hurdle in House

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House speaker has said she doesn't want to rush into expanding Iowa's medical marijuana program, which...


Will paying off small bills keep seniors in school? Iowa State officials giving it a shot.

Will paying off small bills keep seniors in school? Iowa State officials giving it a shot.

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Sixty Iowa State University seniors received average completion grants of $530 in December. Now the...


Botanical Garden's rainbow sculpture returns after being hit by drunk driver

Botanical Garden's rainbow sculpture returns after being hit by drunk driver

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A Des Moines told police he was a "six" on a scale of one to ten for level of intoxication after crashing...


Completion grant helps ISU students graduate

Completion grant helps ISU students graduate

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ISU has a new completion grant program that helps students get to graduation


Measles warning issued for patrons of Des Moines, Ankeny restaurants

Measles warning issued for patrons of Des Moines, Ankeny restaurants

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A confirmed measles patient from Missouri visited these two restaurants in April, exposing other patrons...


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