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  • Branstad: Action needed to protect Iowa students DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has called on the Legislature to take action following an Iowa Supreme Court ruling that found school coaches cannot be convicted of sexual exploitation by a school employee under current law. The Iowa Supr

    April 15, 2014

  • Two Iowans held in abduction of man found in trunk DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Des Moines residents have been arrested in the kidnapping and beating of a man found in the trunk of a car. Police say they've arrested 53-year-old Debra Oliver and 50-year-old John Deering and charged both with kidnapping

    April 14, 2014

  • Two Iowans die after car collides with ag sprayer VAN HORNE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say two Iowa City residents have died after their car collided with an agricultural sprayer in east-central Iowa. The Iowa State Patrol says the accident occurred just before 7 p.m. Friday on the west side of Van Ho

    April 14, 2014

  • Government Oversight calls in two state officials DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Senate Government Oversight Committee has set another hearing to ask more questions about government payments to former workers for secrecy and other issues they believe could be problems in the executive branch. Democrati

    April 14, 2014

  • Report on armed male prompts Iowa school lockdown MONTICELLO, Iowa (AP) — A 17-year-old carrying two knives was taken into custody after schools in an eastern Iowa city were locked down. Monticello police said in a news release Thursday that a school principal reported that two males dressed in blac

    April 11, 2014

  • Ankeny teacher accused in student sex case ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — A 33-year-old teacher has been accused of sexually exploiting a former student at Ankeny High School. Authorities say Mandy Davenport, of Des Moines, is charged with sexual exploitation by a school employee. Ankeny police say the

    April 11, 2014

  • Iowa to honor return of pilot's remains CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered U.S. and Iowa flags to be flown at half-staff to honor a Clinton man who died during World War II. The remains of 1st Lt. Louis Longman are being returned to Iowa, and a memorial service is schedul

    April 11, 2014

  • Iowa releases list of barred workers IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's human resources agency has released a list of hundreds of former workers who are barred from ever returning to state employment, days after the department's now-fired director repeatedly told lawmakers no such list exist

    April 11, 2014

  • Agent fired after governor speeding case opens business FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — The veteran Iowa investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV is going into business as a private investigator. Former Division of Criminal Investigation agent Larry Hedlund said Wednesday he's obtaine

    April 10, 2014

  • Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says there is plenty of room in upper Missouri River reservoirs to handle spring runoff, but some groups are urging the agency to step up dam releases sooner rather than later. Officials with North Da

    April 10, 2014

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