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Hearing for cancer center slated for Monday

October 31, 2014 Will the new hospital on the southern edge of Marshalltown include a cancer treatment center? That decision will be in the hands of the State Health Facilities Council during a meeting Monday in... more »»

 
 
 
Quarantined nurse challenges Maine over safeguards

October 31, 2014 FORT KENT, Maine — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state’s Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities... more »»

Meskwaki Nation honors retiring Harkin

October 31, 2014 MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said he is getting plenty of recognition and “thank yous” as he retires from the U.S. more »»

Hatch stumps in Marshalltown

October 31, 2014 Running for governor should not be about poll numbers or the amount of money you have in your campaign war chest ... it should be about your agenda for Iowans. more »»

Will young people turn out the vote?

October 31, 2014 It’s back into the polls next week, not only for veteran voters, but young people who will cast their very first ballots. more »»

Ex-Iowa coach, administrator confirm relationship

October 31, 2014 IOWA CITY — A top University of Iowa athletics administrator and the college’s recently fired women’s field hockey coach say they’ve been in a long-standing relationship that they weren’t required t... more »»

FTC accuses Gerber of false claim on baby formula

October 31, 2014 WASHINGTON — Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children. more »»

Guard troops sent to site of Hawaii lava flow

October 31, 2014 PAHOA, Hawaii — The National Guard is deploying troops to a rural Hawaii town as lava makes a slow crawl toward a major road and threatens to further isolate the community that got its start during... more »»

Burkina Faso president won’t resign after protests

October 31, 2014 OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso’s longtime leader refused to resign Thursday in the face of violent protests that posed the greatest threat to his nearly three-decade rule, saying instead h... more »»

Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

October 31, 2014 BAGHDAD — The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule. Back when the extremists took over the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June, police Col. more »»

Navajo vote could factor into tight Arizona race

October 31, 2014 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — On the airwaves of a popular Navajo radio station, President Barack Obama uses the Navajo greeting “Ya’at’eeh” and implores tribal members to get out and vote for Democrats. more »»

Community leaders get trained on Burmese culture

October 30, 2014 The population of people from Burma is expected to continue to increase in the area, yet so many residents don’t know much about their culture. more »»

Mechdyne visits IVH for fun and fellowship

October 30, 2014 Phil Hackett of the United Kingdom had never carved a jack-o’-lantern before, but that did not stop him from taking a knife and spoon and digging in. more »»

Why not me?

October 30, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the final article in a series of stories highlighting the personal stories of those who are fighting or have battled cancer. more »»

All-state selections prepare for music festival

October 30, 2014 The cream of the crop of student musicians will gather as part of the 68th annual Iowa All-State Festival Concert next month in Ames. more »»

Al-Qaida: IS should rejoin group and fight West

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.S. more »»

 
 

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