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The Iowa Speedway in Newton would get $8 million in state taxpayer support over the next four years under a proposal approved by the Iowa Senate tonight. Senator Bill Dotzler, a Democrat from Waterloo, said the ...

The area of Iowa where last year’s drought was most severe has gotten welcome moisture in recent weeks. Iowa State University’s spring survey in northwest Iowa found subsoil moisture levels rose five inches ...

A southwest Iowa woman, who was the subject of a regional “Attempt to Locate” search on Tuesday, turned herself in to authorities early this morning. The Council Bluffs Police Department says through a joint ...

Picketers are marching around construction sites in Iowa’s second-largest city, which is still recovering from the devastating flood of 2008. On Tuesday, a carpenter’s union in Cedar Rapids voted down a wage ...

Legislators in both the House and Senate agree all school employees should be subject to background checks. The House approved a bill on Tuesday to accomplish that goal. Senate Democrats tacked the same proposal ...

The discovery of three missing women in Cleveland, Ohio Monday is giving hope to family and friends of missing persons from Iowa. Erin Pospisil of Cedar Rapids was 15 when she disappeared in June 2001. Twelve years ...

Groups offer critique of governor’s “Healthy Iowa Plan”

Three groups that have been lobbying for Iowa Democrats’ plan to expand Medicaid to cover up to 150,000 more uninsured Iowans are re-focusing their message. The groups released a map today showing how much Iowans ...

Jodi Arias Jury Reaches Verdict in Murder Case

The jury deliberating in the murder trial of Jodi Arias has reached a verdict, court officials said. The verdict will be announced in court at 4:30 p.m. EST. Arias, 32, is charged with first-degree murder for ...

Tsarnaev Family Fears Russia Would Even Reject Boston Suspect’s Ashes

If burying the dead Boston bombing suspect in the United States is proving difficult, his family is finding it might be impossible in their native Russia. That is because, according to legal experts here, Russia has ...

The stock market continued a remarkable four-year run with the Dow Jones Index leaping over 15,000 for the first time on Tuesday. The Dow has gained 130 percent since March, 2009. But the recovery has come at a time ...