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State news
  • Officer fires gun during drug arrest in Waterloo
    WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) -- An undercover officer fired during the arrest of two drug trafficking suspects in Waterloo, but no one was injured....
  • Why can't Iowa pay all its bills? Tax cuts among reasons
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Why is Iowa in the position of struggling to pay its bills despite a relatively strong economy? One reason is a major tax cut enacted several years ago on commercial buildings and other properties that sliced hundreds of millions of dollars from the state budget....
  • Annual bike ride across Iowa features easier northern route
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- This year's annual bike ride across Iowa will feature an easier northern route across the state. The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa - known as RAGBRAI - will start in Orange City on July 23 and continue to Lansing on July 29. The Des Moines Register reports (http://dmreg.co/2jm2IhT ) the route covers 411 miles and climbs 13,078 feet....
  • Vandals destroy trees, plants in Davenport community orchard
    DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- Vandals have damaged or destroyed about three dozen fruit and nut trees and plants at an eastern Iowa community orchard....
  • Thousands join Women's March in Des Moines on Saturday
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Thousands of people marched and cheered speakers in Des Moines in an event connected to similar gatherings in Washington and cities around the country....