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Iowa Catholics Want to Talk About Climate Change

As 2016 candidates criss-cross Iowa these days, Catholics are being encouraged to talk to them about climate change. This week Bishop Richard Pates wrote an op-ed in the Des Moines...

Lindsey Graham to Voter Suggesting Banning Islam: ‘I Don’t Want Your Vote’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Senator Lindsey Graham has made his position clear that he would lead America to a more direct form of engagement with ISIS should he become president in 2016. During an election event in Des Moines, Iowa, he promised his attendees that he would say "exactly what I believe," on the issues, which was soon followed by an opportunity to prove it.

Group That's Lifted 150 Million People Out Poverty Wins World Food Prize

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man who created a nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday. Fazle Hasan Abed, of Bangladesh, created...Show More Summary

Heeding Francis, Iowa Catholic leaders to pressure '16 field

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in the early voting state of Iowa will call Thursday on candidates for president to follow the teachings of Pope Francis and focus as much on the environment and income inequality in 2016...Show More Summary

Juanita Lagrone

6 days agoNews / Crime : Iowa Cold Cases

Courtesy photo Quad-City Times Juanita L. Lagrone was beaten to death with a bat on her 56th birthday. Juanita L. Lagrone Homicide Juanita L. Lagrone 56 YOA 2809 E. Douglas Avenue Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 14-9854 Died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 Case Summary compiled by Jody […]

Want to Use a Taser on a City Official?

For the price of a $5 raffle ticket, Van Meter, Iowa is offering its residents a chance to use a police Taser on a city official, the Des Moines Register reports. “City hall is selling the tickets as part of [...]

Former NBA Player Jackson Vroman Dies at 34

Jackson Vroman, a Lebanese basketball player who was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 2004, was found dead in a pool at his Los Angeles home Monday, the Des Moines Register reports. He was 34. Born in Bountiful, Utah, Vroman was the son of Brett Vroman, also a former NBA player who was a member of the... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Phoenix Suns (NBA)

Former NBA player Jackson Vroman found dead

Jackson Vroman, a former NBA and international basketball player, was found dead Monday in a swimming pool at his Los Angeles County home, the county coroner's office told multiple media sources. He was 34. According to the Des Moines Register, an investigator on the case has not finished a preliminary...

Amazing T-Shirt Declares 'America Is Now Finally As Gay As Iowa'

Following the historic Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, the Raygun T-shirt company decided to capture all the sentiments in one sassy message: "American is now finally as gay as Iowa." Des Moines,...Show More Summary

GOP's Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans Tuesday to release 33 years of his personal income tax returns, including before and after his two terms as Florida governor. Campaign spokeswoman Allie Brandenburger says Bush's decision "is consistent with the high level of disclosure he has practiced during his life in public office."

Miguel Vasquez

Polk County in Iowa Des Moines in Polk County Miguel Vasquez Homicide Miguel Vasquez 1172 19th St. Des Moines, IA Polk County Investigating Agency: Des Moines Police Department Case Number: 05-16833 May 8, 2005 Courtesy Des Moines Police Department Miguel Vasquez was shot to death in the early morning hours on Sunday, May 8, 2005, […]

Trump Would Change Hair If Elected

Donald Trump says “if he gets elected president, he would have to change his hair style because he wouldn’t have time to maintain it,” the Des Moines Register reports. Said Trump: “I would probably comb my hair back. Why? Because [....

Kemin breaks ground on new headquarters

Kemin Industries held a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Des Moines (Iowa) corporate headquarters. It is part of a $125.5 million investment.

Bernie Sanders Stamps His Authority In The 2016 Presidential Election As Supporters Of Hillary Clinton Resort To Giving Away Tickets

on June 12, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa." /> Senator Bernie Sanders has gone from plucky underdog to Hillary Clinton’s main rival in the 2016 Presidential Election. While Hillary Clinton is still the favorite to lead the Democratic Party...Show More Summary

Iowa Restaurant Goes Bankrupt After Turning Away Gays

An Iowa restaurant is getting its just deserts after turning away gay customers earlier this year. Occupy Democrats reports that The Görtz Haus in Des Moines is going bankrupt after suffering a tremendous decrease in business. The loss...Show More Summary

GOP almost set for '16, with only 3 governors left to get in

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There was a time in Republican presidential politics when Chris Christie was a star, Scott Walker a mystery and John Kasich a memory. With Louisiana's Gov. Bobby Jindal formally launching his presidential bid on Wednesday, 13 high-profile Republicans have officially entered the campaign for the party's 2016 nomination.

John Kasich Says He'll 'Abide By' Supreme Court's Upcoming Gay Marriage Decision

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said Wednesday that if the Supreme Court strikes down his state's ban on same-sex marriage, he'll "abide" by the decision. "If the Supreme Court rules another way, they are the court andShow More Summary

GOP's Kasich opposes deporting millions in US illegally

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich says it's not practical or humane to deport the millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. [...] as he described it Wednesday, he's not for "putting them on a school bus, driving them to the border, opening the door and just telling them to get out."

Watch Billy Corgan Perform Intimate Cover of Beatles' 'Something'

Billy Corgan treated fans to an intimate cover of the Beatles' "Something" during the VIP Experience at a Smashing Pumpkins show last week in Des Moines, Iowa. The frontman tackled the Abbey Road classic by himself, accompanying his voice with stark piano chords, prior to the Pumpkins' June 20th performance on their...

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