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  • SWEET TEMPTATION: Mouth-Watering Art Of World’s Master Easter Egg Makers

    Posted on: 1:01 pm, April 18, 2014, by

    French fashion designers don't hold a monopoly on haute. Every April the country's top pâtissiers and chocolatiers prove they can be just as outlandish as they unveil their annual collection of chocolate Easter eggs.
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  • DATA CENTER: Microsoft Behind ‘Project Alluvion’

    Posted on: 12:32 pm, April 18, 2014, by

    West Des Moines officials say the city will be home to a $1.1 billion Microsoft data center that will be...
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  • NEW SEASON: Raceway Adds TV Show

    Posted on: 12:23 pm, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 12:25pm, April 18, 2014

    The Knoxville Raceway opens Saturday night and this year fans can find out more about what’s going on during the...
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  • JOBLESS RATE: March Increase For Iowa

    Posted on: 11:35 am, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 11:57am, April 18, 2014

    For the third month in a row, Iowa’s unemployment rate went up. The March rate came in at 4.5-percent. That’s...
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  • 2014 Anthem Buddies Winners

    Posted on: 10:05 am, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 10:10am, April 18, 2014

    Congratulations to this year’s Channel 13 I-Cub Anthem Buddies winners!  These teams will take Sec Taylor Field at Principal Park...
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  • POT CANDY: Police Say Man That Killed Wife May Have Been High

    Posted on: 8:53 am, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 09:31am, April 18, 2014

    A man accused of killing his wife while she frantically spoke to a 911 operator bought marijuana candy just hours before the deadly shooting, police said Thursday.
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  • AGRIBUSINESS: Grants For Organic Producers

    Posted on: 5:50 am, April 18, 2014, by , updated on: 03:25am, April 18, 2014

    Specialty crops, like organic foods, are a quickly growing part of the agriculture sector. On Thursday, USDA announced the availability...
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  • MEDAL OF HONOR: Awardee Saved Iowa Soldier

    Posted on: 10:15 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    The former US soldier who is set to be awarded the Medal of Honor next week is credited with saving...
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  • CAST REUNION: Kevin Costner Returning To Iowa

    Posted on: 7:14 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Fans of the Field Of Dreams can see the actors in Iowa this summer. Kevin Costner and others from the...
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  • WORKPLACE VIOLATIONS: Law Enforcement Academy Director Stepping Down

    Posted on: 5:12 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    A director at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy is stepping down more than a year after an investigation found that...
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  • ENROLLMENT FIGURE: 8m Sign-Up For Obamacare

    Posted on: 4:16 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Some 8 million people have signed up for health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges putting sign-ups above the initial goal of 7 million...
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  • FERRY DISASTER: Death Toll At 25, Hundreds Missing

    Posted on: 4:07 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Authorities believe 276 people -- many of them high school students on a field trip -- may remain trapped inside the five-story ship...
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