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A Democratic Effort To Delay Privatization Of Medicaid In Iowa Has Failed In A Legislative Oversight Hearing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic effort to delay privatization of Medicaid in Iowa has failed in a legislative oversight hearing. Democratic lawmakers on the bipartisan Health Policy Oversight Committee proposed a motion Tuesday…
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Oskaloosa City Council 11/2/15

The Oskaloosa City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday night, and it was very routine in nature. The meeting was preceded by a study session, which included a review and discussion of…
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Iowa Medicaid Privatization Plans Continue To Draw Scrutiny

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad's effort to privatize Iowa's Medicaid program continues to move forward, though critics are raising questions about the projected cost savings, how contracts have been awarded and just…
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City Council Candidate Profiles

OSKALOOSA – Five candidates are vying for a position on the Oskaloosa City Council each with a  unique set of qualifications that they believe will allow them to represent their fellow community members fairly. From…
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Death Of Woman Found Near Truck In Iowa Ruled A Homicide

SHELLSBURG, Iowa (AP) — The death of a woman whose body was found near a stolen truck in eastern Iowa has been ruled a homicide. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said Wednesday that an…
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Oskaloosa Police Focusing On Intoxicated Enforcement This Weekend

The Oskaloosa Police Department will be focusing on operating while intoxicated enforcement this coming weekend. Regardless what your plans are for Halloween the Oskaloosa Police Department encourages you to practice safe driving behaviors while traveling…
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Hearing Set To Examine Content At Youth Conference In Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa lawmaker has announced a hearing to investigate allegations of inappropriate content at a conference earlier this year on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. Representative Bobby Kaufmann said…
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Iowa Beggars' Night Schedule

Trick or Treating is this weekend, and here is the complete list of all the areas "Beggars' Night" Schedules. Tuesday, Oct. 27th: West Des Moines -- Valley West Mall: Trick Or Treat Night at Valley West…
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Iowa Farmers Expect Fewer Problems With Rail Service

Iowa farmers expect fewer problems shipping their crops this year because railroads have made improvements and the market may encourage more farmers to store their grain initially. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports that railroads have…
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1 Ex-Ron Paul Campaign Aide Convicted, Another Acquitted

A jury has found an aide to Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign guilty of one of five charges he faced related to secret payments to an Iowa lawmaker. A second aide was acquitted. The jury…
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