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Ames Restaurant Snafu

A U.S. Labor Department initiative has found that a handful of Ames restaurants violated federal labor standards and owed thousands of dollars to workers. Department officials announced Wednesday

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U of I Incident Update

Investigators are disputing a claim by University of Iowa public safety director David Visin that they harassed his hospitalized stepson with questions about whether Visin was involved in a

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Farm Tragedy in Southeast Iowa

A southeast Iowa woman has died after a farm accident inside a livestock pen. Ruth Hoskins died Saturday after she and her husband, John Hoskins, tried to hook a grain wagon to a utility vehicle.

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News From the State Senate

The Iowa Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would punish a state worker who violates a so-called “blackout” communication period during competitive contract bidding. The measure

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A Cat Story

A cat is being credited with alerting a Cedar Falls resident to an apartment fire. A resident told Fire Chief John Schilling that a pet cat kept meowing at the ceiling of an apartment Monday night.

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Economic News

Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen for the second month in a row, suggesting more improvement in the regional economy. A report issued Tuesday

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News From the State Legislature

The state Senate may debate a bill soon to increase oversight of facilities in Iowa that provide some educational instruction, but are largely unregulated. The debate would be in response to a sex

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