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Number of gunfire reports on the rise in Dubuque

July 31, 2015 DUBUQUE — Police data show that Dubuque is on pace to see more reports of gunfire this year compared to 2014. more »»

Interim U. Iowa president hopes for smooth transition

July 31, 2015 IOWA CITY — Veteran University of Iowa administrator Jean Robillard said Thursday that he hopes his term as interim school president will be short and free of controvers. more »»

Local artist paints concrete horse for state fair

July 30, 2015 For Missy Sharer-Pieters, art isn’t just her profession, it’s her way of life. more »»

Three more candidates pursuing election to school board

July 30, 2015 Two newcomers and one school board member are to be added to the ballot in the Marshalltown Community School District election. more »»

Iowa State Fair won’t let magician use doves in his act

July 30, 2015 DES MOINES — Bird flu restrictions are forcing a young magician to come up with new tricks in his act, because the Iowa State Fair says he can’t use his pet doves. more »»

Grassley seeks DOJ review of sale

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter this week to the Department of Justice pressing the Antitrust Division to review JBS USA’s proposed acquisition of Cargill Inc.’s pork unit. more »»

Charges dropped against Chinese woman in trade secrets case

July 30, 2015 DES MOINES — A judge has dismissed charges against the wife of a Chinese billionaire who was accused of conspiring to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed companies. more »»

Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury

July 30, 2015 DES MOINES — It’s midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay’s feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines Rive. more »»

US official: Debris in Indian Ocean belongs to Boeing 777

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Air safety investigators have a “high degree of confidence” that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysi... more »»

Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting

July 30, 2015 CINCINNATI — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the... more »»

Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON — Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government’s top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to... more »»

Young area actors prepare for showcase

July 29, 2015 Dozens of aspiring young actors and stage setters are participating in “Kids Acting Academy” at the Marshalltown Community Theatre this week. more »»

Coffee group has grounds for enjoyment

July 29, 2015 Monday through Saturday, come rain or shine, a group of retired professionals gather together for coffee, conversation, good-natured ribbing and lots of laughte. more »»

Two more names to be added to Marshalltown school election ballot

July 29, 2015 If you live in the Marshalltown school district, two new candidates are hoping to earn your vote. more »»

Installation of Alliant project components continues

July 29, 2015 Construction of the Alliant Energy Marshalltown generating station is moving forwar. more »»

Weeks after escape, inmates at Iowa prison still on lockdown

July 29, 2015 IOWA CITY — Three weeks after a convicted armed robber managed to escape from a top security cell, inmates at an Iowa prison are still under a lockdow. more »»

Kerry implores Congress to back Iran nuclear deal

July 29, 2015 WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry warned skeptical lawmakers not to nix the contentious nuclear deal with Iran, insisting that it includes strict inspections and other safeguards to deter... more »»

 
 
 

 

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