Members of the Benevolent Patriotic Order (BPO) of Does recently held their installation of officers. They include Judy Anderson, trustee #1, Pam Auerbach, senior counselor, Madonna Nisson, treasurer, Marcene Arn, president, Carolyn Hartman, secretary, Mary Maher, first counselor and Sherry …

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resoruces is requesting help with information into the shooting death of a mature bald eagle in Ankeny earlier this month.

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Last year, more than 7,200 Iowa taxpayers helped boost wildlife conservation with donations to the Fish and Wildlife Fund on their state tax form, which is roughly 300 fewer donors than in 2017. Donors represent about 0.5 percent of total taxpayers in Iowa.

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AUDUBON — The Audubon Community School Board is looking at a $7.5 million project to replace the HVAC systems in the Audubon high school/junior high building, and make other updates around the building, and has set a special election to vote on the general obligation bond to finance the project.

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resoruces is requesting help with information into the shooting death of a mature bald eagle in Ankeny earlier this month.

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Last year, more than 7,200 Iowa taxpayers helped boost wildlife conservation with donations to the Fish and Wildlife Fund on their state tax form, which is roughly 300 fewer donors than in 201…

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IOWA CITY – The College Football Playoff (CFP) Management Committee has appointed University of Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta as selection committee chair for the 2020 football season.

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Members of the Benevolent Patriotic Order (BPO) of Does recently held their installation of officers. They include Judy Anderson, trustee #1, Pam Auerbach, senior counselor, Madonna Nisson, treasurer, Marcene Arn, president, Carolyn Hartman, secretary, Mary Maher, first counselor and Sherry …

AMES – A total of 10,066 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2019 Dean's List. Students named to the Dean's List must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.50 on a 4.00 scale while carrying a m…

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SJR21 must pass both the Iowa Senate and the Iowa House in exactly the same form this session and then win support of the 89th Iowa General Assembly elected in November before the measure would come before Iowa voters as early as the 2022 general election.

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DES MOINES — Senate Republicans, on a party-line committee vote, approved a resolution Thursday giving Iowa voters a chance to amend the state constitution to specify there is no fundamental right to abortion or public funding of the procedure.

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DES MOINES — Senate Republicans, on a party-line committee vote, approved a resolution Thursday giving Iowa voters a chance to amend the state constitution to specify there is no fundamental right to abortion or public funding of the procedure.

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PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker has produced the kind of all-around numbers for the past few seasons that suggest he should be an NBA All-Star. He usually commands the respect of opposing defenses like an All-Star. His teammates and coach believe there is no doubt that he's an All-Star.

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ATLANTIC — A new life-affirming, Christ-centered pregnancy medical clinic is coming to Atlantic this fall.

Almost immediately after birth a child begins to imitate their parents. They mimic mannerisms and behaviors such as smiling when their parents smile, make similar noises and, when they are old enough to talk, they repeat what parents say.

Vaping controversy has been front and center lately, with the recent news that the CEO of Juul, Kevin Burns, had resigned in September, as an increasing number of deaths related to vaping and threats of federal regulation are presenting a massive challenge for the e-cigarette company.

Whether it’s by car, train or plane, it can sometimes be tough to get a good night’s sleep when traveling. You’re away from the comfort of your own bed, and you could be traveling with people who cry, sneeze, talk loudly or watch a movie without headphones. But you can still sleep well while traveling. Learn how traveling across time zones impacts your sleep, what causes jet lag, and how you can feel rested the next time you travel across the country.

The American Society for the Positive Care of Children estimates that child abuse reports involve 7.5 million children, and child abuse crosses all socioeconomic and educational levels, religions, ethnic and cultural groups. The National Children’s Alliance has reported that nearly 700,000 children are abused in the U.S annually. Childhelp.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse, found that a report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds.

ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peaked with the recent missile attack on American forces in Iraq.

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it has been invited by Iran to participate in the download and analysis of the flight recorders from the downing of a Ukraine International Airlines jet “whenever and wherever” that takes place.

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Muslim religious leaders joined members of a U.S. Jewish group at Auschwitz on Thursday for what organizers described as “the most senior Islamic leadership delegation" to visit the site of a Nazi German death camp.

“Others tested Jesus by asking for a sign from heaven.”

“After Jesus had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray...”

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A woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in text messages was released from jail Thursday. Michelle Carter was freed more than three months early from a county jail in Massachusetts for good behavior. (Jan. 23)