MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Investigators still baffled by disappearance of Iowa student

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MONTEZUMA, Iowa — Blake and Dalton Jack were planning to leave their small Iowa town Wednesday for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Dominican Republic. Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Investigators still baffled by disappearance of Iowa student at STL.News.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Former Gov. Ray, who helped relocate refugees to Iowa, dies

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Former longtime Iowa Gov. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and defined Iowa’s Republican politics for years, has died. Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Former Gov.

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Iowa News: BNSF responds to derailment near Doon, Iowa

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this morning a freight train hauling crude oil from Alberta, Canada derailed 33 cars just south of Doon, Iowa. Continue reading Iowa News: BNSF responds to derailment near Doon, Iowa at STL.News. Business bnsf derailment doon iowa Iowa Iowa News Oil spill TodayNews

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IOWA CITY, Iowa | Amputees sue railroad in Iowa, saying it creates danger

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa women who lost limbs when they were struck while trying to climb through trains that were blocking the road sued the railroad Thursday for allegedly ignoring a safety hazard that’s left a trail of horrific injuries.

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IOWA | 5 Fun Summer Fishing Getaways

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IOWA– Here’s our top picks for summer fishing getaways.Take that long-needed break and go fishing with your family before the crazy back to school schedule starts! 5 Fun Summer Fishing Getaways | Iowa DNR. Continue reading IOWA | 5 Fun Summer Fishing Getaways at STL.News.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa court blocks 72-hour waiting period for abortion

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday struck down a law requiring a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, ruling that the restriction was unconstitutional and that “autonomy and dominion over one’s body go to the very heart of what it means to be free.”

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Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Drug Traffickers Convicted for Transporting Pounds of Methamphetamine from the Southwest into Iowa

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– A man and woman who trafficked massive quantities of ice methamphetamine into Iowa have pled guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Marty Brian Robbins, age 55, of Marion, Iowa, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Stormy Daniels’ lawyer dabbles in Iowa, says it’s no stunt

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president on behalf of porn actress Stormy Daniels, has a message for Iowa Democrats: His foray into presidential politics is no stunt.

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Doon, Iowa: Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still under wraps

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DOON, IA — Crews were scrambling Saturday to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in northwest Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause. Business bnsf doon iowa Iowa Iowa governor Kim Reynolds Oil spill TodayNews

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NEWTON, Iowa | Newgarden looks for 2nd straight win and 4th of ’18 at Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — Defending IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden’s up-and-down season is back on an upswing after a dominant win at Road America two weeks ago. Continue reading NEWTON, Iowa | Newgarden looks for 2nd straight win and 4th of ’18 at Iowa at STL.News.

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DES MOINES, Iowa  | Iowa tornadoes hit unexpectedly, causing damage and injuries

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DES MOINES, Iowa — A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. General Alex Krull des moines Grundy Center Iowa Iowa tornadoes hit TodayNews UnityPoint Health

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Iowa News: Dubuque Woman, Brianna Marie Martin Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa – A woman who distributed a fatal dose of methadone pled guilty on August 6, 2018, in federal court in Cedar Rapids. Brianna Marie Martin, age 24, from Dubuque, Iowa, was convicted of one count of distribution of heroin.

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IOWA | Fuel reaching Catfish Creek near Peosta appears limited

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Continue reading IOWA | Fuel reaching Catfish Creek near Peosta appears limited at STL.News. Conservation - DNR Fuel Spill Iowa Iowa Department of Natural Resources TodayNews

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Iowa News: Iowa Governor Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for four counties

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DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Saturday for four counties in response to adverse weather conditions and a train derailment that occurred in Lyon County.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Longtime Iowa sportscaster killed as rain swamps Des Moines

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A longtime Iowa sportscaster has died in flash flooding in Des Moines amid heavy rain that forced the evacuation of some homes and businesses in one suburb.

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Iowa News: Council Bluffs, Iowa Man, Dale Volney Freeman, Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine

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Continue reading Iowa News: Council Bluffs, Iowa Man, Dale Volney Freeman, Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison for Possession of Methamphetamine at STL.News. General Council Bluffs dale volney freeman Department of Justice DOJ drugs Iowa Iowa News Methamphetamine possession TodayNews

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Iowa News: Iowa AG Miller supports stiffer penalties for irresponsible opioid makers

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DES MOINES, IA — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined 38 state and territory attorneys general calling on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem diversion. “We

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Iowa News: Iowa City, Jeffrey Simmermaker, Second Federal Conviction for Drug Trafficking Leads to 10 Years in Federal Prison

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Iowa City Man Selling Meth, PCP, and Synthetic Drugs. Iowa City, Iowa – A man who sold “ice” methamphetamine, PCP, and synthetic drugs was sentenced on June 12, 2018, to ten years in federal prison.

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Iowa News: Iowa Governor Reynolds issues disaster proclamation for two counties, Hamilton County, O’Brien County

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DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation Friday for two counties in response to flooding and severe weather beginning June 14 and continuing.

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Iowa DNR News: DNR on patrol for boating under the influence

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DES MOINES, IA – Boating while intoxicated is a top enforcement priority for Iowa DNR conservation officers during an upcoming special enforcement project and during the Fourth of July holiday. Continue reading Iowa DNR News: DNR on patrol for boating under the influence at STL.News.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Lawsuit says Iowa’s voter ID law violates state constitution

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s new voter identification law violates the state constitution and will make it harder for some people to cast a ballot, plaintiffs alleged in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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Iowa News: Iowa City Man, Alexander Ruben Alvarado Sentenced to Prison for Firearm Offense

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Rose sentenced Alexander Ruben Alvarado, age 21, of Iowa City, to 36 months in prison for unlawful user of a controlled substance in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum.

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DES MOINES, Iowa  | Former Iowa Gov. Ray’s legacy contrasts with modern GOP

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Regarded as a savior to many Vietnam War refugees and as a political centrist willing to cross party lines, former Iowa Gov. Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Former Iowa Gov. General Bob Ray des moines Former Iowa Gov.

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IOWA | More cool things to know about bald eagles

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IOWA– They are a big deal…. Continue reading IOWA | More cool things to know about bald eagles at STL.News. Conservation - DNR Bald Eagles Iowa Iowa Department of Natural Resources TodayNewsHow much do you know about our national bird?

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DES MOINES, Iowa  | Iowa primary may not decide Democratic nominee for governor

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DES MOINES, IowaIowa Democrats will have plenty of options in Tuesday’s primary election as they choose an opponent to Republican Gov. That’s because Iowa law requires a primary candidate to secure 35 percent of the vote to win.

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Iowa News: Iowa Attorney General Miller urges Iowans at risk to get opioid overdose antidote

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DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller stresses the importance of Iowans — including legal users of prescription opioids — getting access to the overdose-reversing drug. On Friday, nearly 370 Iowa pharmacies plan to hand out about 4,000 free doses of Narcan, a brand of naloxone. . Continue reading Iowa News: Iowa Attorney General Miller urges Iowans at risk to get opioid overdose antidote at STL.News.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa court blocks 72-hour waiting period for abortion

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday struck down a law requiring a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, ruling that the restriction was unconstitutional and that “autonomy and dominion over one’s body go to the very heart of what it means to be free.” Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa court blocks 72-hour waiting period for abortion at STL.News.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | AP FACT CHECK: Iowa governor’s tax cut boast is mostly true

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DES MOINES, IowaIowa Gov. Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | AP FACT CHECK: Iowa governor’s tax cut boast is mostly true at STL.News. billion over six years Des Monies Iowa governor tax cut boast TodayNews

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Tornadoes sweep through Iowa; major damage and some injuries

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DES MOINES, Iowa— A flurry of tornadoes swept through central Iowa Thursday afternoon, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital.

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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa | In Iowa, Stormy Daniels’ lawyer says Democrats must fight

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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, told Iowa Democrats Friday that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House — and he’s considering formally casting himself in the role.

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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa | Avenatti pitch in Iowa: ‘When they go low … we hit harder’

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CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Michael Avenatti, the self-styled provocateur taking on the president for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has told Iowa Democrats that the party needs a bare-knuckle fighter to take back the White House.

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Iowa News: BNSF Estimated 230,000 gallons of oil spilled in derailment

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DOON, Iowa — An estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following a train derailment, a railroad official said Saturday. General bnsf bnsf oil spill Iowa Iowa News iowa oil spill Oil spill TodayNews

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Iowa GOP zero in on wealth of Democratic governor candidate

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DES MOINES, Iowa — For a Republican Party that celebrates capitalism and the American dream of building wealth, the GOP’s initial line of attack against the new Iowa Democratic nominee for governor appears a bit out of character.

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Iowa agency explores using prison labor to build homes

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DES MOINES, Iowa/ July 8, 2018 (STL.News) — An Iowa agency wants to use inmates to eventually build at least 100 homes a year for low-income individuals around the state, an unusual idea within the expansive prison labor industry that has so far been stalled by a lack of support from lawmakers.

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Iowa News: ER Nurse, James Allen Moorehead Who Stole Patient Pain Medications Pleads Guilty

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James Allen Moorehead, age 58, from Mason City, Iowa, pled guilty to one count of acquiring a controlled substance by misrepresentation, fraud, deception, or subterfuge, one count of false statements relating to health care matters, and one count of aggravated identity theft.

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DES MOINES, Iowa | Little-known Democratic 2020 hopefuls make early Iowa visits

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DES MOINES, Iowa— John Delaney wasn’t slowed by a crush of national political press that sometimes swarms presidential candidates at the Iowa State Fair. Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Little-known Democratic 2020 hopefuls make early Iowa visits at STL.News.

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Iowa News: Cedar Rapids, Jacinto Raymundo-Rivera, Document Fraud Leads to Federal Prison for Guatemalan Brothers

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Two Guatemalan brothers who share the same name and who each unlawfully used a fraudulent identification document were sentenced today to more than two months apiece in federal prison. Illegal Aliens Illegally Used Green Cards and Social Security Numbers to Get Work.

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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa | Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they’ll rebuild

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MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away downed trees and trying to return to the lives they knew before a powerful tornado roared through their community. Continue reading MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa | Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they’ll rebuild at STL.News.

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Iowa News: Woman, Lauren Nicole Ward Convicted for Selling Pounds of Methamphetamine in Cedar Rapids

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Continue reading Iowa News: Woman, Lauren Nicole Ward Convicted for Selling Pounds of Methamphetamine in Cedar Rapids at STL.News. Inman Iowa News Lauren Nicole Ward Linn County Methamphetamine OCDETF TodayNewsCedar Rapids, Ia.

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Iowa News: Dubuque Man, Javontae Ernie Grisson Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearm as a Drug User

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Javontae Ernie Grisson, age 22, from Dubuque, Iowa, was convicted of possession of a firearm by a drug user. Continue reading Iowa News: Dubuque Man, Javontae Ernie Grisson Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Possessing Firearm as a Drug User at STL.News.

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