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Grassley blocks two Trump nominees over watchdog firings

Sen. Chuck Grassley is blocking two of President Trump’s nominees in an effort to force the president to explain his recent firings of inspectors...
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Iowa’s unemployment claims drop for the third straight week

The number of ongoing unemployment claims in Iowa has declined for the third straight week. The number of continuing, weekly unemployment claims for the week...

Legislature: Panel backs farmer exemption on chauffeur’s licenses

Farmers and their employees would be able to drive farm trucks within 100 miles of the farm without a chauffeur's license under legislation approved...

Very corny: Retiring Kapucian receives novelty license plate

Retiring Iowa state Sen. Tim Kapucian received a parting gift from colleague Waylon Brown at Wednesday's Senate Transportation Committee meeting: his very own personalized...

Two shooting deaths, injured cop in Davenport prompt Scott County curfew

After four people were shot, two fatally, amid violent protests on Sunday night, Scott County authorities imposed a curfew Monday and said it would...

Iowa rolls out extended unemployment benefits

Iowa Workforce Development on Friday detailed new unemployment benefits for Iowans. The CARES Act created Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), which provides 13 weeks of...
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Phony robbery claim results in probation for Cedar Rapids woman

A Cedar Rapids woman has been sentenced to probation for filing a false insurance claim related to a robbery at her home. Jessica Ann Marie...

WDM cancels July 4 parade, delays pool openings

West Des Moines has canceled its Independence Day parade and will delay the opening of two city aquatic centers that were scheduled to open...

Carter Lake casino to reopen Monday

Prairie Flower Casino in Carter Lake will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska announced. The casino, which had been closed due...

Iowa ongoing unemployment claims drop second straight week

Iowa saw its number of continued unemployment claims hit 180,679 the week ending May 23, a 2.1% drop and the second straight week of...
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