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Landowners want details of proposed pipeline

September 8, 2014 SIOUX CITY— Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinoi. more »»

Senate candidates stress support for ethanol

September 8, 2014 DES MOINES — Ethanol production has become a key issue in Iowa’s closely matched U.S. more »»

Arab League chief: Confront Islamic State group

September 8, 2014 CAIRO — The head of the Arab League urged its members Sunday to confront Islamic State extremists “militarily and politically,” issuing an apparent call to arms as President Barack Obama prepares to... more »»

Ukraine shelling claims lives, sets houses ablaze

September 8, 2014 SPARTAK, Ukraine — Shelling and other clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists threw the cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine into deepening peril Sunday, two days after i... more »»

AP Exclusive: Police short on Hispanic officers

September 8, 2014 WASHINGTON — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. more »»

Local company gives big love to campers

September 7, 2014 It took the teamwork from a local company that made for one special summer moment at a camp for children halfway across the country. more »»

Search for missing man held in Iowa River area

September 7, 2014 ALBION – A 52-year-old rural Albion man was reported missing in the area of the Iowa River and Sand Road southeast of Albion. more »»

Cabin enhances offerings at Union Grove

September 7, 2014 GLADBROOK — Union Grove State Park continues to provide updates and new offerings to draw more visitors to the 110-acre lake near Gladbroo. more »»

Helfer Auto Service to re-open

September 7, 2014 John is back! John as is in John Helfer of Marshalltown. The veteran mechanic and small business owner is coming out of retirement so he and spouse Pat Helfer can re-open Helfer Auto Service Sept. more »»

Feeling the chill

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Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

September 7, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. more »»

Apparent shelling heard outside Ukrainian port

September 7, 2014 KIEV, Ukraine — Witnesses in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol reported sustained explosions outside the city and a volunteer battalion of Ukrainian fighters says Grad rockets were fired at its... more »»

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers

September 7, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS — The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor’s corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham’s central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable... more »»

Mystery shrouds US couple’s crash off Jamaica

September 7, 2014 KINGSTON, Jamaica — Rescue crews searching off Jamaica’s coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane... more »»

Roberts calls independent challenger a liberal

September 7, 2014 HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Republican Sen. more »»

A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes

September 7, 2014 HONOLULU — Lava from one of the world’s most active volcanos is creeping slowly but steadily through cracks in the earth toward a rural subdivision on Hawaii’s Big Islan. more »»

Congress’ task: Act fast on spending, return home

September 7, 2014 WASHINGTON — Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. more »»

For Europe’s vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

September 7, 2014 WASHINGTON — For the struggling Spanish shopkeeper or the Portuguese restaurant owner, the European Central Bank’s latest economic stimulus plans won’t likely provide much relief anytime soon. more »»

Housing bias dispute could return to Supreme Court

September 7, 2014 WASHINGTON — It’s not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case. more »»



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