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 2021-07-11 09:00 

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Editorial: Another snub by lawmakers, another increase in tuition at Iowa's public universities...

State universities are supposed to be destinations for Iowa students, but the cost is becoming unaffordable for Iowa families...

 2021-07-11 07:07 

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Opinion: Nikole Hannah-Jones saga shows racism at college level...

People unfamiliar with academia believe it is an unfailingly liberal and deracialized zone, but nothing could be farther from the truth....

 2021-07-11 07:03 

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Opinion: Universities should defend, not censor, offensive speech...

Many of my peers desire to restrict free speech. Yet, we exercise many rights today because unorthodox ideas were eventually recognized as acceptable....

 2021-07-11 06:59 

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Opinion: Childhood freedom leads to new entrepreneurs...

When kids are trusted with free time to figure things out on their own, they learn things adults can't teach....

 2021-07-10 23:21 

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Polk County Attorney candidates spar over untested rape kits, reducing cash bail in first campaign event...

Laura Roan and Kimberly Graham agree on respect for press, deprioritizing marijuana cases, but divided over untested rape kits and cash bail policies....

 2021-07-10 23:07 

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Lewis Central 4-star DT Hunter Deyo commits to Iowa State football...

Iowa State has landed arguably its biggest in-state recruit of the Matt Campbell era....

 2021-07-10 22:14 

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National Balloon Classic returns in 2021 ready to celebrate 50 years of ballooning in Indianola...

The National Balloon Classic runs July 30-Aug. 7 this summer in Indianola, where organizers plan to celebrate the event's 50th anniversary....

 2021-07-10 20:30 

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Des Moines searching for a new Civil, Human Rights director after Joshua Barr steps down...

A spokesman said the city has not yet begun what will be a nationwide search for a new director, but expects an interim director will be named soon....

 2021-07-10 19:45 

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Photos: Cyclists compete for the State Road Race Championship in Pleasant Hill...

The rain gave way to heat and humidity as races lapped a 13 mile course in Pleasant Hill to crown the next state road race champions....

 2021-07-10 19:03 

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MLB Draft: 3 Iowa high school baseball stars waiting for their call...

Iowa high school baseball stars Brody Brecht, Ian Moller and Jackson Wentworth could be selected in the Major League Baseball Draft, which starts Sunday....

 2021-07-10 18:40 

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'We have people behind us; that just feels incredible': Indianola rallies around 5-year-old with brain cancer...

Friends and family are rallying behind the parents of 5-year-old Knox Bilyeu, who was diagnosed with brain cancer this spring....

 2021-07-10 14:02 

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Motorcyclist killed in crash on Ingersoll Avenue...

A 26-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash along Ingersoll Avenue late Friday night....

 2021-07-10 04:35 

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Corn Belt 150: Photos from NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in Knoxville, Iowa...

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Austin Hill (16) won the Corn Belt 150, Friday, July 9, 2021, at the Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa....

 2021-07-10 04:04 

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Austin Hill wins caution-plagued Corn Belt 150 at Knoxville Raceway...

NASCAR's debut at Knoxville Raceway didn't disappoint, as took first in the Corn Belt 150....

 2021-07-10 02:48 

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Former West Des Moines schools bus driver donates $20,000 to renovate transportation staff's break room...

The new break room "looks like a living room" after former bus driver Dave Egleston donated more than $20,000 to help renovate the space....

 2021-07-10 02:03 

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Cedar Rapids contestant dethrones weeklong winner on 'Jeopardy!', comes home with $25,000...

Nikole Villanueva, a direct service provider from Cedar Rapids, won $25,000 in total for her two days on the trivia game show....

 2021-07-10 01:58 

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Woman sentenced to 10 years in prison in Davenport Chuck E. Cheese shooting...

Witnesses told police that an argument over a card game in October at a Chuck E. Cheese ended in the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Eloise Chairs....

 2021-07-10 01:22 

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Scouts shelter from Friday's storms in Mitigwa's new storm shelters, built after last summer's derecho...

Camp Mitigwa is still hoping to raise nearly $700,000 to fund further repairs and renovations following 2020's derecho that swept across the state....

 2021-07-10 00:12 

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Data shows how COVID-19 mitigation changed Iowa's prison population...

A new report for the Legislative Service Agency shows Iowa's prison releases and admissions sharply declined during the height of the COVID pandemic....

 2021-07-10 00:00 

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Documentary 'Storm Lake' chronicles Cullen family's commitment to community journalism...

Iowans will get to see the documentary in September and on public television's...

 2021-07-09 23:35 

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'Animals out there need help, too': Black Cat Ice Cream to host adoption event for cats, kittens Sunday...

True to the business' namesake, the event will feature three adult black cats — Mama, Baby Bean and Ouzo — as well as four multicolored kittens....

 2021-07-09 23:09 

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President Biden challenges Big Ag, saying consolidation is costing farmers — and consumers — too much...

Farmers' share of each dollar spent on food has declined while consumers pay more, the White House says. Conglomerates in the middle take the rest....

 2021-07-09 23:00 

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Des Moines developers eager to jump on new workforce housing funding approved by Gov. Reynolds...

Seven projects in the Des Moines metro are applying for a new pool of state funding that would help drive down the cost of construction and rents....

 2021-07-09 22:17 

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Officials faced confusion, a chained gate during Adventureland fatal accident response, records and recordings show...

The attorney for the family of the boy who died of his injuries maintains Adventureland employees failed to help. The park say response was "prompt."...

 2021-07-09 20:56 

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Is Tristan Enaruna an Abdel Nader clone? Kansas transfer creating that sort of buzz within Iowa State...

If Kansas transfer Tristan Enaruna can be like Abdel Nader, the player he's being compared to, then that's a positive for Iowa State men's basketball....

 2021-07-09 20:30 

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As storms move across Iowa Friday, here's how to track the damage, weather reports...

As thunderstorms bring large hail, with the possibilities of severe wind through the Des Moines metro, here's how you can track the storm and damage....

 2021-07-09 19:51 

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Field of Dreams FAQ: Latest on ticket info, details for White Sox vs. Yankees game in Iowa...

Here's the latest we know on the Aug. 12 matchup between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees near the "Field of Dreams" movie site in Iowa....

 2021-07-09 18:34 

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RAGBRAI photos: Weddings, engagements and love on the ride...

Riders have fallen in love on the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. They've married. They've honeymooned. They've renewed their vows....

 2021-07-09 17:36 

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16-year-old boy injured at Adventureland taken out of medically induced coma, still on life support...

David Jaramillo was taken out of a medically induced coma Thursday, according to Pastor Christian Shields of Christian Life Church in Cedar Rapids....

 2021-07-09 17:21 

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Iowa State Fair releases updated COVID guidance: No mask rules, no capacity limits...

After COVID-19 canceled the 2020 Iowa State Fair, officials will increase cleaning and add hand sanitizer stations in 2021....

 2021-07-09 17:00 

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Cirque Italia's water circus arrives with shows in West Des Moines, Coralville...

The circus features performances enhanced by fountains and shimmering curtains of water...

 2021-07-09 16:30 

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'We've looked at all available options': Johnston city officials say residents are 'outraged' over bar's sign...

The sign is protected by the First Amendment, the city attorney says; city councilors say it's not "generally a reflection on the community."...

 2021-07-09 16:21 

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Coming soon to an Iowa town near you: $220 million windfall of federal aid...

The cities can use it for purposes that include water, sewer and broadband investment and programs that directly support workers and small businesses....

 2021-07-09 16:12 

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Photos: Inside Iowa's Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend...

West Bend's Grotto of the Redemption, the largest man-made grotto in the world, contains the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location....

 2021-07-09 16:10 

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Here's what we know about Iowa State Patrol troopers deploying to the US-Mexico border...

Iowa officials declined to share any details about the duties that Iowa's state troopers will perform at the border or the dates of the deployment....

 2021-07-09 15:07 

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Iowa State basketball transfer Tristan Enaruna talks about transition from Kansas to Iowa State...

Iowa State basketball transfer Tristan Enaruna can have Abdel Nader-like impact for the Cyclones...

 2021-07-09 14:38 

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Biden takes on consolidation in tech, health care, agriculture and banking with executive order...

Lack of 'competition drives up prices for consumers,' the White House says. 'Families are paying higher prices for necessities — things like prescription drugs, hearing aids and internet service.'...

 2021-07-09 13:36 

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Iowa weather: 'All modes of severe weather' possible Friday, NWS says...

There is an 80% chance of precipitation Friday in Des Moines, most of which is expected to fall before 1 p.m....

 2021-07-09 12:59 

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Des Moines bonobos soon will get experimental COVID-19 vaccine...

The Ape Initiative is a research and conservation organization in southeast Des Moines' Easter Lake area. Seven bonobos live at the Initiative....

 2021-07-09 12:42 

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Godfrey discrimination lawsuit against Branstad brought big changes for Iowa constitutional law, attorneys say...
 2021-07-09 12:39 

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Des Moines Public Library: Now is a good time to Get Carded...

Des Moines Public Library: Now is a good time to Get Carded...

 2021-07-09 11:01 

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New mural 'Future' at Evelyn K. Davis Center designed to be seen both from passing cars and up close...

Though the mural is "legible" for those driving by, it reveals surprising details for those taking a closer look....

 2021-07-09 10:00 

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Opinion: Finding common ground, and doing so with civility, creates unity...

III Ag owner: The renewed ability to come together is good news for our country and something most Americans want to see more of....

 2021-07-09 03:15 

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A Des Moines Man will travel 4,500 miles - on a scooter...

It's not a race, but more than 90 Vespa, Honda and other scooter riders will travel 4,500 miles in a punishing ordeal. Shawn Johnson, of Des Moines, will be among them....

 2021-07-09 00:52 

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No plows, no pesticides — and no fields: This Ames indoor farm seeks route to agriculture's future...

Nebullam uses space station techology to grow produce that's delivered straight to customers' doors....

 2021-07-09 00:02 

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'Not another storage unit': Hundreds of east-siders petitioning Des Moines to stop former Gordmans' conversion to self-storage...

"We need a Fareway or a Price Chopper over there," said Heather Chamberlain, a longtime east-side resident. "Not another storage unit."...

 2021-07-08 23:46 

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Cubs transitioning pitching prospect Justin Steele back into a starting role...

Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Justin Steele will get his first start since 2019 on Sunday with the Iowa Cubs....

 2021-07-08 23:06 

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Iowa to get $25M from $4.3B settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, Attorney General says...

The $4.3 billion settlement will wrap up many of the lawsuits facing the embattled drug maker. Nearly 500,000 U.S. deaths have been linked to opioids....

 2021-07-08 23:03 

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Iowa families will start getting child tax credit checks next week. Here's how it works....

Iowa families with children under age 6 will start receiving monthly $300 checks next week. Those with kids under 18 will get monthly $250 checks....

 2021-07-08 21:44 

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Indianola and Norwalk battle in doubleheader...

The Indianola softball team continued to roll as the Indians swept Norwalk in a conference doubleheader on June 30 with the help of four home runs....

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