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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:24pm
SEXUAL HARASSMENT & THE IOWA SENATE: Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, who served in the Iowa Senate in 2009 and 2010, said Monday she didn't experience sexual harassment as a state lawmaker, but she believes everyone should be ensured a safe and secure working environment.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:12pm
MEDICAID IN IOWA: On Monday, Branstad seemed to indicate he might be amenable to accepting some form of expansion if it came with assurances that the feds wouldn't renege on funding commitments in the years to come.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 10:00am
CARNIVAL RIDE INJURY: A 5-year-old Council Bluffs boy injured in a weekend carnival ride accident has been released from the hospital.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 9:49am
NOLLEN PLAZA: Nollen Plaza is getting a new name to go with its much-anticipated makeover. Details of the renaming and the renovations will be unveiled today.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 9:14am
RAINFALL, FLOODING & DAMAGE TOTALS: National Weather Service crews will go out today to survey the damage in Madison, Dallas and Polk counties, including the sites of two reported tornadoes near Earlham and Huxley.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 8:23am
POPEYES CHICKEN ROBBERY: An unknown man reportedly leaped over the counter at a Popeyes Chicken restaurant and held the cashier at gunpoint while demanding money.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 7:41am
A Des Moines man told police he thought he had been punched in the back as he tried to walk away from an altercation. But when he felt the blood, he realized he had been stabbed.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 6:27am
Tornadoes, damaging winds and hail lashed Iowa as severe spring weather returned Sunday evening after nearly a year's absence, but no injuries were reported.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 5:59am
A former key staffer for the Iowa Senate Republican caucus says she was fired Friday, just hours after providing documentation of sexual harassment by male legislators and caucus staff members and asking for changes.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 5:58am
A new, four-phase, $82 million version of a long-discussed courthouse building expansion plan will be unveiled this morning during a presentation before Polk County supervisors. The proposal could go before voters this fall.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 5:48am
The state-run Glenwood Resource Center for the disabled has the worst record of compliance with federal regulations of any care facility in Iowa over the past 10 months.
Mon, 05/20/2013 - 12:01am
Mark Gee's world is not so different from the main character's world in one of his favorite series, 'Harry Potter.'
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:44pm
Three teenagers were reportedly robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning near East 15th Street and Dean Avenue, according to a Des Moines police report.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:44pm
West Des Moines school board members moved quickly to fire the district's superintendent in order to meet a state-imposed deadline that allows top administrators to be removed without just cause, officials said.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:37pm
Shots were fired in the front yard of a Des Moines apartment building overnight Friday after several people returned to a party that had ended earlier in the evening, according to a Des Moines police report.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:33pm
Seniors of the Ankeny class of 2013 shared an overwhelming sentiment before Sunday's commencement ceremony - we are lucky.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:30pm
Iowa lawmakers are grasping at adjournment and a slate of top-flight bills remain undone, but you wouldn't know it if you walked into the Capitol this morning.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:23pm
An effort to renovate Merle Hay Mall may get a financial boost today when the Des Moines City Council considers up to $1.6 million in assistance for the $12 million project.
Sun, 05/19/2013 - 11:21pm
The Ankeny Fire Department will hold an open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday to celebrate National Emergency Medical Services Week.