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Inside America's Biggest Muay Thai Tournament

Photos by Sascha Matuszak Last weekend, the Holiday Inn near the airport in Des Moines smelled like Tiger Balm and sweat. Men and women of all ages marched with purpose back and forth through the halls in short colorful boxing shorts, capes and a Mongkol. Show More Summary

GOP congressman seeks to block changes to US currency

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Republican congressman is trying to block the Treasury from redesigning U.S. currency, a move that could prevent the government from replacing Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Rep. Show More Summary

Iowa Father Says He Fell Asleep in Car While 6-Month-Old Son Died of Heat Exposure

A Des Moines, Iowa father says that he had fallen asleep in a car, while his 6-month-old son was dying from heat exposure in the back seat from the sweltering afternoon heat, police say according to the Des Moines Register. However, according to the report, detectives do not believe his story. Lance Jordan Williams Sr. […]

Trump battleground plan relies on skeptical GOP leaders

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — His campaign roiled by infighting and Republican revolt, Donald Trump is working to address a battleground state staffing shortage that highlights his reliance on a skeptical GOP establishment. The New York billionaire...Show More Summary

Five Ways to Build on the Momentum of the Bernie Sanders Revolution

A Bernie Sanders for President campaign event held at Creative Visions, an organization in Iowa founded by former Des Moines School Board member and current State Representative Ako Abdul-Samad. Photo by Phil Roeder / Flickr. What will...Show More Summary

Doctor Refused to Treat Baby With Trisomy 18 Saying He’d Die in a Month. That Was 6 Months Ago

With the recent birth of their son Alexander, Katie and Ryan Buck of West Des Moines, Iowa have experienced doctors stealing their hope for the life of their child.  The Bucks did not know that Alexander was growing inside of Katie with the rare chromosomal abnormality of Trisomy 18 or Edwards Syndrome.  When Alexander was […]

Shootings highlights chasm between Trump, Clinton on guns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando shines a new light on the gulf separating presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on guns. The presumptive Democratic nominee on Monday restated her support...Show More Summary

Walking Free With Barry: Des Moines, Iowa

(Des Moines, Iowa - 333 miles West of Chicago) Barry Jurgensen, the history teacher from Arlington High School in Nebraska, set out from Nebraska City on June 1st to begin his 500-plus mile journey to Chicago, Illinois. He's retracing the footsteps of two freedom seeking women who escaped the bonds of slavery in 1858. Show More Summary

Iowa: Baby Left In Hot Car Dies, Father Arrested For Child Endangerment

A 35-year-old Iowa man has been arrested on charges of child endangerment after he allegedly left his 6-month-old baby boy inside a sweltering car resulting in the death of the child. According to the Des Moines Register, the incident happened outside a barbershop located on 501 Euclid Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa Saturday evening. Show More Summary

Police: Baby dies after being left in hot car by father

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in central Iowa are investigating the death of a baby they say was left inside a sweltering car while his father visited a barber shop. Des Moines officers were called to a hospital just before 8 p.m. Saturday to investigate a suspicious child death, police said in a written […]

Victory FC 51 card finalized for June 24 card in Des Moines, Iowa

Victory FC 51’s card is set with a rounded out card below the pair of featured title fights.Filed under: News

Iowa's lead paper: 'There are invertebrates that have shown more spine than Sen. Charles Grassley'

The Des Moines Register is not happy with Iowa's senior Sen. Chuck Grassley, not one bit. Just check out the headline to this op-ed: "Grassley ignores judicial crisis and Trump's racism." On judicial emergencies created by longstanding...Show More Summary

Judge wins Democratic primary, will face Iowa Sen. Grassley

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democrats nominated Patty Judge on Tuesday to challenge Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, opting for a former lieutenant governor with a fitting name to make the case that the longtime Republican senator overreached by refusing hearings for President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Judge defeated state Sen. Rob Hogg […]

GOP Lawmaker Quits Party Over Trump

Iowa state Sen. David Johnson (R) told the Des Moines Register that he has suspended his Republican Party membership to protest “the racist remarks and judicial jihad” by presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. Said Johnson: “I will not stand [...]

Preview: Iowa welcomes World Pork Expo

The annual World Pork Expo, held in Des Moines, IA, United States, shall kick off on Wednesday, June 8, welcoming more than 20,000 pork producers and agricultural professionals from Northern America and the rest of the world.

Iowa board votes to allow pipeline work to begin in state

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company may begin construction on an oil pipeline in areas for which the company has approval but is not under federal jurisdiction, the Iowa Utilities Board said Monday despite opposition from environmental and citizen action organizations and landowners who are suing to stop the project. The three-member board […]

Iowa Democrats mull challenger for veteran GOP Sen. Grassley

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has been winning Iowa elections for nearly six decades, yet Democrats are sensing vulnerability this time stemming from his refusal to hold confirmation hearings for President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee. [...]Show More Summary

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Iowa governor attempting to impose Christianity as state government’s religion, say rights groups

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Advocates for the separation of church and state are acting swiftly to scuttle a plan by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) to flood the state’s 99 courthouses with praying, Bible-reading Christians activists for four days. The Des Moines Register reported that the American Civil Liberties Union...

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