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Cash Rent Advice Around Iowa

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Cash Rent Advice Around Iowa

- September 1st is the deadline for ending a farm lease that becomes effective for March 1st of 2018. Anyone who does not end their lease in writing by then will have the same lease agreement they had this year. Iowa State University Extension is conducting about 70 meetings statewide in July and August to talk about cash renting. In Iowa there are 23
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Johnson County given largest-ever energy efficiency rebate

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Johnson County given largest-ever energy efficiency rebate

- JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa -- Energy efficiency improvements to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building have resulted in the largest rebate Johnson County local government has ever received from MidAmerican Energy. Brian Gibbs, key account manager with MidAmerican Energy, presented a check for $201,088 to the Board of Supervisors during the formal board meeting held today at the Johnson County Fairgrounds
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Senate rejects measure to repeal parts of Obama health law

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Senate rejects measure to repeal parts of Obama health law

- WASHINGTON D.C. (AP) --- The Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health law, dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump and the GOP agenda. Unable to pass even a so-called "skinny repeal," it was unclear if Senate Republicans could advance any health bill. Three Republicans joined with all Democrats to reject the amendment, which would have repealed mandates that most individuals get health insurance and that large companies provide it to their employees
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Authorities responding to motorcycle vs vehicle crash

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Authorities responding to motorcycle vs vehicle crash

- The Linn County Sheriff's Office tells TV9 authorities are responding to a motorcycle vs vehicle crash on Williams Blvd and Dean Rd SW. That's just off of Stoney Point Rd SW. Authorities say they were called to the crash around 10:52 Thursday night and are still on scene. Stay with TV9 online and on air for updates on this developing story
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2 senators deal a blow to 'skinny repeal' effort

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2 senators deal a blow to 'skinny repeal' effort

- WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators say House Speaker Paul Ryan's statement that the House is willing to negotiate a final health care bill with the Senate is insufficient. Their statements deal a blow to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's effort to pass legislation. Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina say they are still opposed to a minimal bill that would only repeal several provisions of former President Barack Obama's health law
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State Auditor: Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy, Administrator Collected $128k That Should Have Gone to County

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State Auditor: Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy, Administrator Collected $128k That Should Have Gone to County

- CARROLL COUNTY, Iowa -- The State Auditor's office says a pair of Carroll County employees split more than $128,000 that rightfully belongs to the county. Results of a special audit were released on Thursday. According to the report in 2001 then Carroll County Sheriff Doug Bass asked Deputy Tom Fransen to begin teaching a permit to carry weapon class. Deputy Fransen agreed and brought Shanna Balukoff, an administrator with the Sheriff's Office, on to help
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Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deaths

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Troubled trucking firm faces scrutiny after Texas deaths

- IOWA CITY, Iowa — The trucking company linked to the recent deadly human smuggling case in Texas had promoted itself as an American success: a family firm whose hard-working drivers helped keep the U.S. economy running. But behind that image was a cutthroat business that flouted federal laws for years, yet managed to stay afloat despite financial troubles and tangles with prosecutors, regulators and tax collectors, according to public records and interviews with former drivers
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Johnson County officials declare state of local disaster following storms, flooding

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Johnson County officials declare state of local disaster following storms, flooding

- Officials in Johnson County have declared a state of local disaster following a pair of storms this week that created havoc in the metro area. Board of County Commission Chairman Ed Eilert signed the emergency declaration late Thursday afternoon following two damaging storms this week. The first storm occurred Saturday, resulting in wind and storm damage in several cities in Johnson County, and was followed by Wednesday night’s flooding in the county
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Senior at Waukee High School earns perfect ACT score

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Senior at Waukee High School earns perfect ACT score

- WAUKEE, Iowa — One Waukee High School student is entering his senior year with a little less stress: He just aced the ACT test. Shay London earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2016, only 2,235 out of nearly 2
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Senate health care debate devolves into confusion and empty votes

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Senate health care debate devolves into confusion and empty votes

- Three Republicans senators,John McCain of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, held a press conference Thursday saying they cannot vote for the GOP health care bill in its current form. (July 27) WASHINGTON — The Senate effort to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare ground to a halt Thursday as Republican leaders scrambled for an endgame and their own members warned that they were in danger of passing a disastrous bill
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Crash victim's family has harsh words for driver who killed their son

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Crash victim's family has harsh words for driver who killed their son

- GALENA, Illinois (KCRG-TV9) -- A judge has sentenced a Dubuque County man to 3 years in prison for driving drunk and killing his passenger. That crash happened three years ago. Cody Berry, 21, crashed head-on into another vehicle on the Illinois side of the Julien Dubuque Bridge in 2014. That crash killed Gavin Gremmel, 19, of Dubuque. Gavin's parents each took a turn reading their victim impact statements in Jo Daviess County court Thursday
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City interviews finalists for police chief

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City interviews finalists for police chief

- SIOUX CITY | Four finalists for Sioux City's police chief position -- two Sioux City Police captains and two out-of-state candidates -- interviewed Thursday before three panels in one of the final steps of the hiring process. The four interviewees included Sioux City Police captains Rex Mueller and Lisa Claeys; Colorado Springs (Colorado) Police Lt. Patricia Feese; and Roswell (New Mexico) Police Chief Philip Smith, Sioux City Human Resources director Janelle Bertrand told The Journal
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Group protests against male circumcision

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Group protests against male circumcision

- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- A protest in Cedar Rapids Thursday saw people donning what they call bloodstained suits to help spread their message. The "Bloodstained Men" is a non-profit from California that's currently on a protest tour of five states. Their message - to end circumcision of baby boys in America. About five people held up signs at First Avenue and Collins Road NE
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Victim identified after neighbor allegedly shoots, kills him in Marion County

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Victim identified after neighbor allegedly shoots, kills him in Marion County

- MARION COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man is in custody after allegedly shooting and killing his neighbor early Thursday morning in Marion County. According to Marion County Sheriff Brian Wallace, the shooting happened around 7:30 a.m. on S.C. 41 A near Zion. Witnesses said the victim went outside to feed his dog and was shot by the neighbor. The victim’s son was putting his father into a truck to be taken to the hospital when the suspect shot at the vehicle, Wallace said
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos was the world's richest man, for a while

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos was the world's richest man, for a while

- Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos rose to the top spot of the world's richest people for a few hours before Bill Gates reclaimed the title. USA TODAY. For a few hours Thursday, Amazon's Jeff Bezos beat out Bill Gates to become the world's richest man. After the market opened Thursday, Amazon (AMZN) shares rose 3% to a peak of $1,083.31, driving Bezos' net worth to $92
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Iowa doctor accused of malpractice, facing lawsuit

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Iowa doctor accused of malpractice, facing lawsuit

- The Iowa Board of Medicine said a Missouri Valley doctor who broke the board's rules and the law is now accused of "gross malpractice." The family physician faces administrative charges of inappropriate prescribing, improper pain management and unethical conduct, according to the Iowa Board of Medicine. Cunard is a family physician in Missouri Valley. He was placed on administrative leave on Thursday
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  • Johnson County given largest-ever energy efficiency rebate
    Johnson County given largest-ever energy efficiency rebate

    , kcrg.com

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa -- Energy efficiency improvements to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building have resulted in the largest rebate Johnson County local government has ever received from MidAmerican Energy. Brian Gibbs, key account manager with MidAmerican Energy, presented a check for $201,088 to the Board of Supervisors during the formal board meeting held today at the Johnson County Fairgrounds
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Politics & Government

  • Pate: Iowans should be confident in voting integrity
    Pate: Iowans should be confident in voting integrity

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    SIOUX CITY | The drip, drip, drip of information about possible Russian influence in the 2016 general election has undermined the perception of Iowans about the integrity of the voting system, the state's chief election official said Thursday. Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate swung through Northwest Iowa, speaking to media personnel and county auditors to deliver reassurance through a host of statistics that there are many safeguards to ensure the security of votes
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Sports

  • Baseball players order an Uber from Phoenix to Albuquerque
    Baseball players order an Uber from Phoenix to Albuquerque

    , kcrg.com

    PHOENIX, Arizona (CNN) -- What started out as a typical night on the job changed quickly for one Uber driver. He drove 3A baseball players from Pheonix to Albuquerque during storms. The man said he would definitely do it again.
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Business

  • Opportunities for Iowa Trade Mission
    Opportunities for Iowa Trade Mission

    , whotv.com

    Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, along with 35 members of agricultural groups, are in China this week talking agriculture. Reynolds says they've discussed importance of bilateral trade and the China market to Iowa as well as the 100 day plan put in place by the Trump administration to look at the trade between the two countries. The group has expressed thanks to China for approving U
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Technology

  • The rise of artificial intelligence: What you should and shouldn't be worried about
    The rise of artificial intelligence: What you should and shouldn't be worried about

    , wcfcourier.com

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tech titans Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk recently slugged it out online over the possible threat artificial intelligence might one day pose to the human race, although you could be forgiven if you don't see why this seems like a pressing question. Thanks to AI, computers are learning to do a variety of tasks that have long eluded them — everything from driving cars to detecting cancerous skin lesions to writing news stories
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Health

  • Virtual Reality Takes Young Patients’ Minds Off Medical Procedures
    Virtual Reality Takes Young Patients’ Minds Off Medical Procedures

    , whotv.com

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa –Going to the doctor for a procedure can be nerve wracking, especially for young kiddos. One metro outpatient clinic is testing out technology to make it more entertaining. Doctors say the distraction really helps them. It doesn't hurt, but a big bump on Harper's cheek has Mom Nicole Stribe concerned. "Just a couple weeks ago, she presented with a swollen check, a gland that's right here," she said
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Home & Gardening

  • Owner wants accused puppy killer to come clean
    Owner wants accused puppy killer to come clean

    , kcrg.com

    DES MOINES, Iowa (WOI) -- A man is accused of snapping a puppy's neck, killing it - and now the pet owner is speaking out for the first time. It happened at the Oakview Terrace Apartments in Des Moines back on July 6th. Police say 25-year-old Christopher Vogel got into an argument with a couple over using their Wi-Fi. It escalated and he allegedly killed their puppy when they refused to give him the password
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Entertainment & Arts

  • 'Motorcycle Music Man' plays concerts for elderly
    'Motorcycle Music Man' plays concerts for elderly

    , kcrg.com

    “People see the motorcycle, the leather vest, the do-rag, the beard, the tattoo. They say, 'Oh boy, what is this guy?'” Nickerson said. But for years, he's been riding his bike to retirement homes from Waterville to Old Town, Maine, taking his guitar to play concerts for the residents. “A lady said to me just recently, 'Dear? Dear?' after three or four songs and I said, 'Yes?' and she goes, 'You sound nothing like you look,'” he recalled
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Education

  • Iowa Teacher Brings Space Camp Adventures to Classroom
    Iowa Teacher Brings Space Camp Adventures to Classroom

    , whotv.com

    DES MOINES, Iowa -- One lucky Iowa teacher had the opportunity to travel to space camp and bring her experiences to this year’s lesson plan. Ronda McCarthy teaches science in the fourth and fifth grades at St. Theresa Catholic School and focuses on science, technology, engineering and math lessons. McCarthy uses STEM lessons and hands-on-teaching to get her students excited about creating apps, working with robotics and understanding life science
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Farming

  • China Spends Billions on Beans
    China Spends Billions on Beans

    , whotv.com

    A delegation of Chinese soybean buyers from seven companies are in Des Moines, Iowa this week, along with U.S. agribusinesses to brief each other on current supply and demand situations. The delegation also signed a commitment of 12.53 million metric tons (460 million bushels) for 2017 soy purchases worth about $4.5 billion dollars. That's a near record according to the Iowa Soybean Association
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Travel & Recreation

  • Tabasco Releases Hottest Ever ‘Scorpion Sauce’ for Limited Time
    Tabasco Releases Hottest Ever ‘Scorpion Sauce’ for Limited Time

    , whotv.com

    AVERY ISLAND, La. – Tabasco has released a new hot sauce that they say is than the original. The company released “Scorpion Sauce” on Wednesday and is only sold on Tabasco’s website or in Avery Island, Louisiana where Tabasco sauce has been made. The Scorpion Sauce has the scorpion pepper, which is one of the hottest peppers in the world. It also features guava, pineapple, and a bit of original Tabasco, according to a press release obtained by Bon appétit
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Real Estate

  • Cash Rent Advice Around Iowa
    Cash Rent Advice Around Iowa

    , whotv.com

    September 1st is the deadline for ending a farm lease that becomes effective for March 1st of 2018. Anyone who does not end their lease in writing by then will have the same lease agreement they had this year. Iowa State University Extension is conducting about 70 meetings statewide in July and August to talk about cash renting. In Iowa there are 23
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Science & Nature

  • Johnson County given largest-ever energy efficiency rebate
    Johnson County given largest-ever energy efficiency rebate

    , kcrg.com

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Iowa -- Energy efficiency improvements to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building have resulted in the largest rebate Johnson County local government has ever received from MidAmerican Energy. Brian Gibbs, key account manager with MidAmerican Energy, presented a check for $201,088 to the Board of Supervisors during the formal board meeting held today at the Johnson County Fairgrounds
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Motoring

  • Authorities responding to motorcycle vs vehicle crash
    Authorities responding to motorcycle vs vehicle crash

    , kcrg.com

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office tells TV9 authorities are responding to a motorcycle vs vehicle crash on Williams Blvd and Dean Rd SW. That's just off of Stoney Point Rd SW. Authorities say they were called to the crash around 10:52 Thursday night and are still on scene. Stay with TV9 online and on air for updates on this developing story
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Law & Crime

  • 71-year-old woman charged in Johnson County burglary
    71-year-old woman charged in Johnson County burglary

    , kansascity.com

    A 71-year-old Overland Park woman was charged Thursday with burglarizing a Shawnee home and stealing jewelry. Mary Ellen Lubow was charged in Johnson County District Court with aggravated burglary and felony theft. The alleged break-in occurred Wednesday at the home of a family whom Lubow was acquainted with, according to the allegations. She allegedly let herself in through an unlocked door and took a wedding ring in the burglary
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Life & Style

  • Man to serve 100 Days, pay full restitution for fraudulent unemployment insurance benefit claim
    Man to serve 100 Days, pay full restitution for fraudulent unemployment insurance benefit claim

    , kcrg.com

    DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG-TV) -- A 55-year-old Williamsburg man will serve a total of 100 days in jail for fraudulently receiving $10,747 of Iowa Unemployment Insurance benefits between December 27, 2015 and June 25, 2016. Paul Meade has been convicted of fraudulent practice in the third degree, an aggravated misdemeanor. “Pursuing those who claim benefits fraudulently is part of our ongoing effort to prevent fraud, waste and abuse,” said Beth Townsend, Director of Iowa Workforce Development
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