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  • DEADLINE NEARS: Jack Hatch Releases Tax Returns

    Posted on: 5:15 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    There are just a few hours left for taxpayers to file their returns. The deadline is midnight Tuesday. Democratic candidate...
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  • SUPREME COURT: Bisignano Can Run For State Senate

    Posted on: 5:10 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    The Iowa Supreme Court has cleared the way for Tony Bisignano to run for the Iowa State Senate. Ned Chiodo...
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  • TOP SCHOLAR: Ejim Awarded Second Big 12 Honor

    Posted on: 4:15 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    For the second straight year, the Big 12 has named Iowa State’s Melvin Ejim the Men’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the...
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  • FACEBOOK APP: Mobile Users Must Download Messenger

    Posted on: 2:59 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    Mobile users who have gotten used to chatting with their friends via Facebook will soon have to make sure they've downloaded the social-media giant's app designed specifically for that.
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  • AGRIBUSINESS: Farm Bill Disaster Assistance Opens Up

    Posted on: 1:55 pm, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 01:56pm, April 15, 2014

    Sign-up begins Tuesday for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs restored by the 2014 farm bill. In an announcement Tuesday Ag Secretary...
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  • VIRAL VIDEO: Elderly Dancer Wows Simon On ‘Britain’s Got Talent’

    Posted on: 1:32 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    When a 79-year-old dancer took the stage on “Britain’s Got Talent,” judge Simon Cowell wasn’t expecting much.
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  • MURDER TRIAL: Fazzino Case Delayed To December

    Posted on: 12:14 pm, April 15, 2014, by

    The trial of a former Boone man accused of killing his wife has been delayed again. Alexander Fazzino is charged...
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  • POLICE REPORT: Man Used SUV To Ram Cars, Homes

    Posted on: 10:24 am, April 15, 2014, by , updated on: 11:40am, April 15, 2014

    A Marshall County man is in jail after police say he damaged homes and other vehicles with his SUV Monday...
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  • BOSTON BOMBINGS: Boston Perseveres A Year After Tragedy

    Posted on: 9:46 am, April 15, 2014, by

    "United, we will always persevere." That was the message Massachusetts shared with the nation and the world Tuesday, on the anniversary of twin bombings that turned last year's Boston Marathon from a celebration into a day of horror.
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  • AGRIBUSINESS: Farm Bill Grants For New Farmers

    Posted on: 6:05 am, April 15, 2014, by

    Part of the farm bill passed this year included financial aid toward training and education for new farmers. USDA is making...
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  • BALLISTIC VEST: Father, Daughter Donate To DMPD Canine

    Posted on: 8:42 pm, April 14, 2014, by

    Des Moines canine officers will soon be safer while on duty thanks to a pair of major donations in the...
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  • AVIATION CONFERENCE: Sioux City Crash Pilot Returning To Iowa

    Posted on: 6:18 pm, April 14, 2014, by

    A former pilot is coming back to visit Iowa 25 years after his plane crashed in Sioux City. Al Haynes...
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