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2014-04-10

Cedar Rapids man pleads not guilty in apartment shooting

A Cedar Rapids man has pleaded not guilty in connection to an Iowa City apartment shooting that seriously injured one woman. Gage M. Rupp filed the written plea Thursday to felony charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon and reckless…

posted 2014-04-10 16:40:49 by KXEL

Iowa House panel offers change to broadband bill

Iowa House lawmakers have released an amendment that addresses the issue of the placement of cell towers. The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday gave reporters copies of new language, which members will add to a bill primarily dealing…

posted 2014-04-10 15:33:18 by KXEL

Medical marijuana bill may surface in Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal says he will sponsor a bill legalizing the sale of medical marijuana in Iowa, reviving an issue once thought dead this year. The persistent efforts of woman who have children with epilepsy changed lawmakers' perceptions…

posted 2014-04-10 14:20:34 by KXEL

Senate sends underage drinking bill to Branstad

A bill making it illegal for landowners to allow drinking by minors on their property has won the final approval of the Iowa Senate. The Senate voted 47-0 Thursday to send the legislation to Gov. Terry Branstad. The measure originally…

posted 2014-04-10 12:36:52 by KXEL

Iowa releases list of barred workers after denial

Iowa's human resources agency has released a list of hundreds of former workers who are barred from returning to state employment. Its release came days after its now-fired director repeatedly told lawmakers no such list existed. A spreadsheet released by…

posted 2014-04-10 12:22:41 by KXEL

Donor helps fund polling center at Loras College

An anonymous donor has helped fund the establishment of a polling center at Loras College in Dubuque. The Public Opinion Survey Center will conduct periodic professional polls on political and social questions.  Officials also hope the polling will increase national…

posted 2014-04-10 12:21:01 by KXEL

Dubuque considers building new overpasses

Officials in Dubuque are considering building overpasses above railroads to prevent long disruptions, such as earlier this week when mechanical issues caused train cars to block downtown streets for hours. About 30 people attended a public meeting Wednesday to see…

posted 2014-04-10 11:32:33 by KXEL

State officials cancel legislative hearing again

For the second consecutive day officials in the Iowa Department of Administrative Services have told legislators investigating use of state money to pay former workers for silence they wouldn't appear to answer questions. Senate Oversight Committee Chairwoman Janet Peterson says…

posted 2014-04-10 09:53:42 by KXEL

Cedar Rapids police seek more info from tipster

The Cedar Rapids Police Department is requesting additional assistance from a Linn County Crime Stoppers tipster who provided investigators with information about the December 1979 Michelle Martinko homicide. On December 16, 2013, the Police Department received information from an individual…

posted 2014-04-10 09:51:30 by KXEL

Des Moines school district appeals emails ruling

The Des Moines school district wants the Iowa Supreme Court to review a judge's ruling that allows a former superintendent's lawsuit to proceed. Judge Glenn Pille ruled last month that emails sent and received by former superintendent Nancy Sebring through…

posted 2014-04-10 08:14:38 by KXEL

Gilbertville man injured in motorcycle crash

A Gilbertville man was hospitalized after losing control of his motorcycle Wednesday afternoon. The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office says 58-year-old Robert Klein was exiting Raymond Road and proceeded down the on-ramp to westbound Interstate 380 when he lost control…

posted 2014-04-10 07:21:51 by KXEL

Iowa State halts VEISHA celebration after student hurt

Iowa State University's president has halted a popular annual celebration after a rowdy crowd caused damage near the school that hurt one student and led to the arrest of two people. University President Steven Leath said at a news conference…

posted 2014-04-10 06:45:13 by KXEL

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