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I went to university in Edinburgh, Scotland and London, England. I joined WHO in November, 2012 after a year teaching in South Korea, Jindo Style!

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    Photo Gallery: Iowa Freedom Summit

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Rep. Steve King hosted the Iowa Freedom Summit Saturday offering a glimpse into the race for the White House in 2016. At least eight Republicans who have signaled an interest in running spoke including Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Rick Santorum, Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry. Sarah Palin and Donald Trump were also among the 28-odd speakers who made an appearance.

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    300 Face Layoffs at Ankeny John Deere Plant

    ANKENY, Iowa – About 300 John Deere employees in Ankeny are set to be laid off. The company made the announcement Friday morning as part of a move to relieve 900 employees of their duties from plants in Iowa and Illinois. It’s on top of the 110 layoffs that were made in September at the Ankeny plant. Deere & Company officials said the layoffs “reflect the economic forecast… as the company continues to align the size of its manufacturing workforce […]

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    Des Moines Store Fined $50K for Selling Synthetic Drugs

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines store has been barred from selling synthetic marijuana and the owners have been ordered to pay a $50,000 penalty by a Polk County judge. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller made the announcement Thursday. The case stems from a first-of-its-kind lawsuit. Shop N Save, owned by Sarbpreet Singh and Sandeep Kaur located at 4685 NW 2nd Street, was accused of violating the Iowa Drug, Device, and Cosmetic Act and the Iowa Consumer Fraud Act. […]

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    Manhunt Underway After ATM Burglary, Police Pursuit

    CLIVE, Iowa — Police are investigating a burglary that led to an hour long police chase overnight. The incident started in Clive at Seven Flags Event Center at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. A suspect broke into the side door and was able to bring a truck inside the building. He then rammed two ATMs. An officer responding to an unrelated call heard noises coming from the building and went to investigate. The officer was outside of his car when the […]

  • Governor Branstad delivers his inaugural address on Friday, January 16, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (Sam Hoyle/WHO-HD)

    Governor Branstad Sworn in for Historic Sixth Term

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Governor Terry Branstad was sworn in for a historic sixth term Friday morning. During his inaugural speech Friday, Branstad reflected on the accomplishments of his previous term. “We balanced our budget and we got our fiscal house in order. Today, our rainy day funds are again full and we operate on a two-year budget with five-year projections ensuring stability and predictability for Iowa taxpayers.” The ceremony was held inside the Community Choice Credit Union’s Ballroom and will […]

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    Photo Gallery: Gov. Branstad’s Historic 6th Inauguration

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    Monica Vernon Announces 2016 Congressional Run

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Just 12 days after Republican Rod Blum took office in Washington D.C., Monica Vernon has announced she will run in an attempt to take his 1st Congressional District seat in 2016. Vernon announced her candidacy Thursday morning. The Cedar Rapids council member rose to prominence in 2014 when Jack Hatch named her as his running mate on the Democratic ticket for Iowa governor. They lost the race to Governor Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds by 21 […]

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    Two Doused with Gas and Set on Fire, Marshalltown Man Arrested

    MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A Marshalltown man is behind bars accused of intentionally setting his girlfriend and her mother on fire overnight. At about 1 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to 106 N 4th Street on a report of a domestic disturbance. While officers were on the way, a second call came in of a fire at the same address. When they got there, officers saw a woman running from the house with her clothes on fire. Police say the woman […]

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    Court of Appeals: Reduced Attorney Fees Over Illegal Tax ‘Appropriate’

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Court of Appeals has ruled the amount the lawyers representing Des Moines residents are set to get from the franchise fee fiasco is fair. The City of Des Moines owes its residents millions of dollars for illegally raising franchise fees from 2004 to 2009. The city was sued by Lisa Kragnes after she noticed the franchise fee tax on her Mid-American energy bill. It was found the city owed its residents $42-million after the […]

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    Police Identify Man Killed in Officer-involved Shooting Following Robbery, Car Chase

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have identified the man shot and killed by an officer after they say he robbed a credit union, carjacked an SUV and led officers on a chase Wednesday. Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Nicholas Ryan Brickman. Just after 9 a.m., officers were called to a robbery at the Tradesmen Credit Union on SE 14th Street. Police say Brickman pointed a gun at a teller and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash. While police […]

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    Jackknifed Semi Impacts Traffic on I-80 During Morning Commute

    ALTOONA, Iowa – A jackknifed semi caused travel headaches along I-80 Wednesday morning. Two semis appeared to be involved in the incident in the eastbound lanes near Exit 143 just east of Altoona. The accident was cleared by about 8:30 a.m. and traffic is now moving freely. Iowa State Patrol says I-80 is glazing over and warns that drivers should remain alert. For the latest road conditions, click here.

  • Sen. Harkin and Sen. Grassley flank Sen. Ernst as she is sworn in to the US Senate (WHO-HD)

    Sen. Ernst Sworn in as First Woman to Represent Iowa in Congress

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joni Ernst has been sworn in as a U.S. senator during a ceremony in Washington D.C. Tuesday. Flanked by retiring Senator Tom Harkin and Senator Chuck Grassley, Senator Joni Ernst walked down the center isle of the well of the Senate and took the oath of office from Vice President Joe Biden shortly after 11 a.m. The National Guard Lieutenant Colonel from Red Oak found national acclaim with her “Make ‘Em Squeal” ad during her Republican primary […]


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