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Unemployment rate in Iowa increased in June

July 21, 2017 0
The state’s unemployment rate increased slightly last month, to 3.2 percent. “One thing we see as you come into the summer months is new entrants into the job market,” says Cory Kelly, a spokesman for Iowa […]
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Dentist admits opioid addiction, faces time in prison

July 21, 2017 0
A central Iowa dentist who admits he used his patients’ prescription drugs faces up a decade in federal prison. Thirty-eight-year-old Shawn Michael Kerby has pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining hydrocodone by misrepresentation along […]
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Minnesotan sentenced for bringing child to Iowa for sex

July 21, 2017 0
A Minnesota woman has been sentenced to nearly three decades in prison for a sex crime involving a nine-year-old relative. Forty-nine-year-old Cynthia Mitteness of Mayer, Minnesota, was arrested last July after authorities learned of “explicit” […]
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West-central Iowa man accused of attempted murder

July 21, 2017 0
A Jefferson man is jailed on charges including attempted murder after an altercation last week. Twenty-three-year-old Niko Lee Rice was taken into custody by the Jefferson Police Department Wednesday. According to authorities, officers were called […]
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Iowan Sam Clovis nominated to be USDA undersecretary

July 20, 2017 0
President Trump has nominated an Iowan who was a top policy advisor on Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign to serve as the USDA Undersecretary for research, education and economics. Sam Clovis, formerly of Hinton, Iowa, has […]
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