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Christmas Magic In Eddyville

EDDYVILLE — Though the weather was warm Eddyville created a winter wonderland with their ‘Christmas on the River’ event Friday evening. The community kicked off the celebration with the lighting of the town’s Christmas tree.…
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State Parties Finalize Iowa Precinct Caucus Locations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican Party of Iowa says it has confirmed all of its precinct locations for next year's presidential caucuses. The party announced Thursday that caucuses will take place in 1,681…
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Group Aims To Fix Issue

OSKALOOSA — The future of the Country Life facility has been a topic of discussion for Mahaska County Board of Supervisors in recent months. With the facility closing its doors at the end of November,…
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Iowa Lawmaker Supports Executing Some Felons In US Illegally

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa state senator and congressional candidate is being criticized by Republicans and Democrats after he said he supports executing immigrant felons who seek to re-enter the U.S. illegally after…
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Young Ambassadors Winners Announced

Main Street Young Ambassador Contest winners were announced in a gala event at the Penn Central Mall Monday evening. All participants’ ages three through kindergarten of the Young Ambassadors Contest were introduced by Master of…
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No Injuries Reported In Two Large Oskaloosa Fires

The Oskaloosa Fire Department responded to an early morning fire today in Oskaloosa. At 5:43 AM Monday, ten Oskaloosa firefighters, along with four from New Sharon, were on the scene after receiving the call of…
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Police Investigating Fatal Shooting In Downtown Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another in downtown Des Moines. Des Moines police say 21-year-old Edmanuel Perez died and 23-year-old Andrew Hurley-Boyd was hospitalized…
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Judge Recommends Iowa Throw Out 1of 4 Medicaid Contracts

(Information in the following story is from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An administrative law judge has recommended Iowa throw out one of four contracts awarded to private companies set…
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Police Charge Des Moines In Fatal Crash

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police have arrested a Des Moines man a day after a crash that killed a 22-year-old woman. Investigators Tuesday charged 24-year-old Troy Lee Mure Junior with vehicular homicide by reckless…
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Branstad Pardons 2 Turkeys As Part Of Thanksgiving Tradition

(Information in the following story is from: The Des Moines Register, http://www.desmoinesregister.com) DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has pardoned two turkeys as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition in Iowa. Branstad issued…
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