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17-year-old Atkins teen accused of bomb threats at Benton school

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A 17-year-old boy was taken into custody Wednesday for allegedly threatening staff and other individuals at his school, as well as making a bomb threat, earlier this week. More>>

Nonprofits recognized at Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon

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Area nonprofits were honored Wednesday at the 10th Anniversary Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon.
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Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

Denisa Hegic pulled her scarf around her nose to guard against the stench and drew back the plastic shroud. Shaking, she reached down to touch her mother's skull and caressed it. More>>

Some felons can vote, says Iowa Court; Matt Schultz disagrees

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Elections officials will continue to bar felons from voting despite an Iowa Supreme Court ruling that suggests not all of them have lost their voting rights. More>>

Rasberry Williams, who killed man over debt, to get parole

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Officials have granted parole to a 68-year-old Iowa inmate who has been imprisoned since 1974 for the killing of a man over a gambling debt. More>>

Branstad, Hatch release tax returns to public Wednesday

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Gov. Terry Branstad earned $234,907 and is paying $28,298 in federal taxes for 2013. More>>

Waterloo man may be longtime fugitive from North Carolina

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Iowa officials are awaiting a fingerprint check to confirm that a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina. More>>

Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law. More>>

Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others. More>>

Convicted cop shooter Eddie Chest to get new sentencing hearing

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An Illinois man convicted of shooting a Dubuque police lieutenant in 2009 will get a new sentencing hearing, according to the Iowa Court of Appeals. More>>

Man serving time for sexual abuse accused by new victim

Man serving time for sexual abuse accused by new victim

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A Fayette County man who is serving 20 years in prison for several counts of sexual abuse and lascivious acts of a child is being accused of abusing another victim. More>>

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