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Gregg: ‘Miller out of touch with regular Iowans’

September 20, 2014 Adam Gregg readily acknowledged that Attorney General Tom Miller, a Democrat from Dubuque, has been elected eight times and has served 32 years. But Gregg, a Republican from Hawarden, is undaunt. more »»

One person airlifted after school bus crash

September 20, 2014 A rural Traer man was airlifted to Iowa City after a North Tama school district bus collided with his riding lawn mower earlier this week. more »»

Take a LEAP into learning enrichment

September 20, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

15 Minutes

September 20, 2014 SUE MARTIN Resides: Marshalltown for the past 14 years. I’ve also lived in Newton, Ames, Des Moines and Mason City since moving to Iowa in 1967. Previously, I lived in Los Angele. more »»

France joins US against Islamic State over Iraq

September 20, 2014 PARIS — France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade after spurning President George W. more »»

After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

September 20, 2014 EDINBURGH, Scotland — Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence. more »»

License plate scanner networks capture movements

September 20, 2014 LOS ANGELES — A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S. more »»

Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges

September 20, 2014 NEW YORK — An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence. more »»

Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods

September 20, 2014 BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. — He could be anywhere. Crouching behind boulders the size of tractor trailers, as one outdoorsman put it. Concealing himself in a cave. Taking cover in thick brush. more »»

Daughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing

September 20, 2014 PROVO, Utah — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughte... more »»

Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger

September 20, 2014 DENVER — A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this... more »»

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

September 20, 2014 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most... more »»

Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks

September 20, 2014 MINSK, Belarus — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign... more »»

Congress backs Obama on Syrian rebels

September 20, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law legislation authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East. more »»

Honor flight memorable trip for area veterans

September 19, 2014 Several local veterans took part in an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, checking out the memorials and other sites in the nation’s capital. more »»

Democrat alleges illegal firings at IVH

September 19, 2014 Bob Krause, president of the Veterans National Recovery Center (VNRC) of Des Moines and an announced Democratic candidate in 2016 against incumbent Republican Sen. more »»

Lobbying against cancer

September 19, 2014 A Marshalltown city councilman traveled to the nation’s capitol simply because he believes in something near and dear to him. Joel Greer, the Second Ward councilman, returned from Washington, D.C. more »»

Local store reopens

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