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Stanton, Iowa, can't afford to make the repairs, and it'll cost a fraction of that $450,000 to remove the coffee pot, refurbish it and put it on display at the city's cultural center.
Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz, who is running for Congress as a budget-cutting conservative, allowed his top aide to keep collecting a...
The shooting happened Monday evening at an apartment south of the city’s downtown.The girl died at Blank Children’s Hospital.
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Iowa ombudsman investigating complaints of mistreatment at Vets Home
More than six months after the head of the Iowa Veterans Home resigned after allegations that he treated staff poorly, the state's ombudsman revealed she is investigating complaints that veterans who live at the Marshalltown facility were mistreated.
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Treynor 4th-grader invents fishing pole with built-in tackle box
The Treynor Elementary School fourth-grader was one of 24 students from across the state invited to the Invent Iowa scholarship competition held at the University of Iowa.
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor cries foul on affirmative action decision
The high court upholds a Michigan law that outlaws the use of race in college admissions
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Iowa State servers hacked, nearly 30,000 SSNs at risk
Information technology staff said there's no evidence data files on the servers were accessed in the breach, which was done by someone using the computing power to buy digital currency, according to an ISU press release.
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Bluffs City Council approves dozens of new numbered street lights
Expect to see more traffic signals that count down to zero to let people know when the green light will change.
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Mid-America Center on track for lower operating loss
Council Bluffs officials on Monday expressed happiness with the brighter financial picture of the city-owned Mid-America Center.
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Iowa lawmakers continue session without per diems
Iowa lawmakers have work to complete before adjournment, but they'll have to finish up without daily payments for their expenses.
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Lucey is tops in Iowa's 'Beautiful Bulldog' event
Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.
Arbor Day closings
Arbor Day is a state holiday in Nebraska, but a day off for only some workers.
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Spring corn planting still sputters in Nebraska, Iowa, other key states
Iowa — the nation's corn-growing king — has sown 2 percent of its fields, lagging from 11 percent last year. Nebraska is at 4 percent.
Judge: Teen accused of killing foster brother, 5, is competent to stand trial
Authorities believe Cody Metzker-Madsen, then 17, killed Dominic Elkins as the two boys played outdoors Aug. 31 at the rural home north of Logan, Iowa, where they were staying.
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Healthcare.gov flagged in Heartbleed review: Change your password
People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.
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UNMC appoints new dean for the college of dentistry
Janet Guthmiller is the associate dean of academic affairs and professor in the department of periodontology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.
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Iowa state auditor investigating secret settlements
Iowa Auditor Mary Mosiman said Monday she is conducting an audit of confidential, secret employee settlements that have troubled Gov. Terry Branstad's administration for more than a month.
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UNL report casts doubt on use of corn-crop leftovers for ethanol
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln research team has produced a report that concludes using corn-crop leftovers such as stalks and cobs to make ethanol generates more greenhouse gases than gasoline does, while reducing the farmland soil carbons that are a key to agricultural production.
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Iowa police officer struck when motorist fled
A Tabor, Iowa, police officer suffered minor injuries early Sunday morning after he was struck by a car as a motorist fled from a traffic stop, authorities said.
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USDA rural business investment program launched
A $150 million program announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to provide new capital to rural small businesses in agriculture-related industries.
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Grant ensures that Sioux City can start building children's museum
The Children's Museum of Siouxland, set to open in 2015 in downtown Sioux City, has been awarded a $900,000 state grant.
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Party looks to 'nudge' women into public office in Iowa
Iowa has never elected a woman to Congress or to the governor's office. Organizers of a party planned for Thursday in Carroll hope to change that soon.
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Civil rights hearing to consider voting policies in Midwest
Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
World champion Crawford's promoter working to have title defense at CenturyLink Center
Hail, strong winds, heavy rain hit south-central Nebraska
Agreement reached to end dog racing at Bluffs Run at end of 2015
Police ID. body found near 36th, Seward Streets
Video: Stothert says Crossroads project is 'full speed ahead,' but she won't support bond issue
'Fairly old' human skull found in Mills County
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
Omaha crash victim, 19, had touched many lives
Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
Council Bluffs school board approves new district headquarters
Officials announce effort to lure more veterans to Nebraska
SB 132nd Street lane closed
Shane Osborn grabs several endorsements
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Omaha area may get 1 inch of rain tonight
Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
Owners of exotic dance bar deny prostitution allegations
More Nebraskans are electing to vote early
A day after Ricketts endorsement, Ted Cruz backs Sasse for Senate
Some city streets remain closed
Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
19-year-old killed in one-vehicle crash at 72nd & Shirley
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Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
Breaking Brad: Nebraska GOP candidates unified against naked squirrels
Some of these Nebraska campaigns are tilting pretty far right. At a recent forum, there was a consensus that we need to ban public dancing and clothe naked squirrels in public parks.
Breaking Brad: Inside the mind of a 99-year-old real estate agent
I saw an article about a 99-year-old real estate agent who's still working. “This house is extra special. It has indoor toilets!”
Breaking Brad: Into the claw machine! Florida kid follows Lincoln kid's lead
In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a child climbed inside a claw machine. Hey, Florida kid: Nobody likes a copycat.
Breaking Brad: Even Chuck Hassebrook's throwing mud!
The Nebraska campaigns have turned so ugly, Democrat Chuck Hassebrook lobbed unfounded accusations at an imaginary opponent.
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