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 2021-04-23 03:07 

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Girl died of carbon monoxide poisoning at Iowa hog plant...

Autopsy results from the Iowa Medical Examiners Office said Victoria Marie Parra-Lerdo's death was accidental....

 2021-04-23 01:58 

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Des Moines community members urge action against injustice with vigil...

Hundreds gather for a vigil in support of the central Iowa Black community in Des Moines Union Park...

 2021-04-23 01:04 

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Des Moines men plead guilty in 2019 robbery, shooting of 17-year-old Donzell Martin...

Makaveli Russell faces up to 50 years in prison for manslaughter and robbery. Two other suspects are also pleading guilty....

 2021-04-23 00:36 

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Watch: Daniel Clay holds open candidate forums for next UI president...

Four total finalists held public forums in April to become the next president at the University of Iowa....

 2021-04-22 23:39 

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National arcade franchise Main Event planning to open West Des Moines location next year...

Main Event, which features laser tag, bowling, virtual reality and arcade games, plans to open a West Des Moines location in 2022....

 2021-04-22 23:00 

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Live music is a critical missing piece from my happiness toolkit...

Every one of us has things we've desperately missed during the pandemic. Very high on my list is experiencing live music....

 2021-04-22 21:33 

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Drake Relays results: Southeast Polk boys make track program history — three times...

Thursday was a historically good day for Southeast Polk's boys track and field program at the 2021 Drake Relays. Here are more of Thursday's results....

 2021-04-22 21:30 

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What to know about the National African American Gun Association in Iowa...

NAAGA started with fewer than 100 members in February 2015, now has more than 40,000 members and 100 chapters across the country, with two in Iowa....

 2021-04-22 21:30 

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'The 2nd Amendment should be equal': National African American Gun Association groups take root in Iowa...

The founder of Iowa's first NAAGA chapter said the NRA did not maintain inclusive messaging or represent him culturally or politically....

 2021-04-22 20:35 

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Iowa health director says despite having blood clot disorder, she's not worried about her J&J vaccine...

"There are side effects in nearly every drug that we take to treat anything," said Kelly Garcia, head of the Iowa Department of Public Health....

 2021-04-22 20:02 

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Why do you smell smoke in downtown Des Moines? Controlled burns happening this spring...

In some instances, starting a planned fire can prevent bigger, unexpected fires from starting in the future....

 2021-04-22 19:31 

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Sukup Manufacturing, maker of iconic grain bins, says it's buying a 'respected competitor'...

Sukup Manufacturing, the maker of iconic grain bins, is buying a 'respected competitor' to help meet growing demand....

 2021-04-22 19:19 

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When will your income tax refund come? Rapid rule changes mean long delay, advocate warns...
 2021-04-22 19:04 

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John Pettit was the man behind the Barnstormers. Now the team must go on without him....

John Pettit, a mainstay in the Iowa Barnstomers front office, was the team's "heart and soul."...

 2021-04-22 17:58 

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ACLU of Iowa renews effort to end law restricting public funds for transgender Iowans' transition care...

The state denied a transgender Iowan Medicaid coverage for transition-related care, the ACLU of Iowa said in filing the new lawsuit....

 2021-04-22 17:25 

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Omaha basketball transfer Ayo Akinwole commits to Drake...

Drake men's basketball has added the veteran point guard it was looking for....

 2021-04-22 17:21 

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After decommitting from Yale, Waukee sprinter Aaron Smith pours focus into track...

"It's crazy," Smith told the Register this week, "because a lot of people always think of me as a big football guy, football first."...

 2021-04-22 17:00 

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Smash Park announces new Pella location, with plans to expand nationally...

The new location marks Smash Park's first of many expansions planned in the next two years, the company said....

 2021-04-22 15:43 

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Mistrial declared in trial of man charged with killing Des Moines woman and her two children...

Jury could not reach verdict on two of three charges against Marvin Esquivel Lopez in July 2019 deaths of a mother and two children at his home....

 2021-04-22 15:10 

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Iowa reports 6 additional COVID-19 deaths, 497 new confirmed coronavirus cases...

At 10 a.m. Thursday, the state of Iowa reported a total of 5,899 COVID-19-related deaths and 361,811 confirmed cases of coronavirus....

 2021-04-22 15:02 

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Des Moines' Surety Hotel named one of the world's best new hotels...

The Des Moines hotel, which opened last fall, caught the eye of editors at Travel + Leisure....

 2021-04-22 14:00 

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These are the 13 must-watch Olympians competing at the 2021 Drake Relays...

The Drake Relays have recruited a talented field of professional track and field athletes to compete at the Blue Oval over the weekend....

 2021-04-22 13:00 

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Editorial: Manure from ag operations ruins waterways. When will Iowans get their fill of filthy water?...

Opinion: The results aren't there for Iowa's voluntary nutrient strategy. It's time to require agriculture's cooperation instead of asking for it....

 2021-04-22 12:00 

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Iowa prisons resume COVID-19 vaccinations for inmates, but vaccine rate lags behind neighboring states...

Iowa prisons began vaccinating more inmates last week, but the state's vaccination rate is still lower than most border states....

 2021-04-22 11:02 

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Iowa, a leader in wind energy, will see a burst of solar development in coming months. But opposition is emerging....

A dozen solar projects will add about nine times more solar energy to Iowa's portfolio. But some Iowans worry about farmland loss, higher land costs....

 2021-04-22 10:42 

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Opinion: All denial is harmful, but climate change denial will wreak unprecedented devastation...

Iowa activist: By allocating brain power with resources commensurate with the scope of the crisis, we still can reduce our CO2 output by 50% in time....

 2021-04-22 10:37 

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Opinion: Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force is committed to collaboration and conservation...

State agriculture officials: We know there's still work to do, but we're committed to showing continuous improvement....

 2021-04-22 03:27 

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USA Track & Field 1-Mile Road Championships at the Drake Relays...

Here are photos from the USA Track & Field 1-Mile Road Championships at then 2021 Drake Relays....

 2021-04-22 02:04 

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This Iowa Senate proposal would give school principals the power to waive mask requirements...

Principals could give students permission to attend class without a facial covering if a proposal in the Iowa Senate becomes law....

 2021-04-22 00:58 

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US Capitol riot suspect Kyle Young assaulted multiple officers, threatening to kill one, prosecutors say...

In a pretrial hearing, the Iowa man's wife testified he believed messages on Fox News that the election was stolen, but denied he would be violent....

 2021-04-22 00:31 

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77 inmates at Iowa prison incorrectly given overdoses of Pfizer vaccine...

A spokesman for the Department of Corrections did not say how much of an overdose the Fort Madison inmates were given....

 2021-04-22 00:11 

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Republicans scale back Kim Reynolds' affordable housing requests in bills pushed this week...

"It would have been just too much to hope for," the executive director of the Polk County Housing Trust Fund said....

 2021-04-22 00:10 

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Distance battles, young sprinters and one defending champ: High school storylines ahead of the 2021 Drake Relays...

After a one-year absence due to COVID-19, the Drake Relays are here, once again. Here's what to watch for during Thursday's high school events....

 2021-04-22 00:00 

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'We pay taxes': Iowa strip club owners balk at state rules blocking COVID relief...
 2021-04-21 22:54 

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Will the Iowa Legislature reach a deal to overhaul the bottle bill this year?...

Groups have been trying to overhaul the decades-old law for years, with no success. Lawmakers say they're closer than ever, but questions remain....

 2021-04-21 22:45 

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Michael Lang, suspect in Grundy Center killing of Sgt. Jim Smith, in jail with two new charges...

The Iowa Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that Michael Lang faces two new charges, in addition to first-degree murder....

 2021-04-21 22:41 

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Des Moines woman who intentionally hit Black, Latino children with her car pleads guilty to federal hate crimes...

Nicole Franklin, who was charged with intentionally hitting children with her SUV in 2019, pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes Wednesday....

 2021-04-21 21:24 

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'The system worked': Gov. Kim Reynolds reacts to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdicts...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was asked about the Derek Chauvin verdict during her weekly press conference on Wednesday, April 21, 2021....

 2021-04-21 21:24 

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds: Jury's verdict on Derek Chauvin 'shows that our legal system worked'...

Jurors on Tuesday found Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter....

 2021-04-21 21:05 

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Top high school times, marks entering the 2021 Drake Relays...

Here's a look at the top three times and marks for high school athletes entering the 2021 Drake Relays....

 2021-04-21 20:51 

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Police release the identity of a man whose body was found in lagoon near Des Moines River...

Detectives have not found evidence of criminal activity in the death investigation, according to the Des Moines Police Department....

 2021-04-21 19:42 

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U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne pushes to include ethanol measures in $2 trillion infrastructure deal...

"We've got to actively show America that Democrats are the party that cares about rural America," Axne said....

 2021-04-21 19:19 

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Second man accused in Anamosa prison attack pleads not guilty...

Michael Dutcher, also accused in attack that left prison workers dead, previously pleaded not guilty. Neither defendant waived right to speedy trial....

 2021-04-21 19:03 

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The Slaughterhouse, Des Moines' haunted attraction, opens a horror-themed escape room complete with live actors...

Halloween may be over, but the scares and thrills are never-ending at The Slaughterhouse with a new escape room in which guests must save a victim....

 2021-04-21 18:54 

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New Slaughterhouse escape room in downtown Des Moines...

New Slaughterhouse escape room in downtown Des Moines...

 2021-04-21 18:45 

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Kum & Go breaks into the shoe game with first pair of limited-edition sneakers...

The Kum & Go shoes are made alongside Garrixon, a Philadelphia-based shoe company known for collaborating with popular brands making exclusive merch....

 2021-04-21 18:29 

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'What are you waiting for?': Gov. Kim Reynolds urges Iowans to get COVID vaccination...

During a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Kim Reynolds implored Iowan's to sign up and receive a vaccine. 2 million Iowans have received at least one shot, she said....

 2021-04-21 18:07 

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The Lyrid meteor shower will light up the Iowa sky and peak early Thursday morning. Here's how to watch the shooting stars....

The first major meteor shower since January is coming over the next few nights, with the peak being during the predawn hours of Thursday, April 22....

 2021-04-21 17:04 

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Photos: Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during her weekly COVID-19 news conference...

Gov. Kim Reynolds says half of all Iowan's have now received at least one dose of a vaccine during a press conference at Iowa PBS Wednesday, April 21, 2021....

 2021-04-21 17:00 

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Here are the best patios in the Des Moines metro for outdoor dining and drinking...

From the best beer garden to the city's best views, here's our unofficial guide to patios around the Des Moines metro....

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