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PETA wants Iowa to ok 10-foot-tall memorial to turkeys

After a crash involving a truck carrying turkeys, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants Iowa to approve a memorial to the birds.

PETA asked for the memorial to honor turkeys that died when a truck crashed April 12, 2014 in Sioux City, Iowa. 155 more words

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Gabby Douglas Trains For The 2016 Olympics [WATCH]

Gabby Douglas is currently training for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio with her coach Liang Chow.

“Coming back was just very exciting,” Douglas says. 101 more words

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TRADE SECRETS: Chinese National Released On Bond

A Chinese national accused of trying to steal genetically modified seed corn from DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto is now free on bond.

Mo Hailong was released from federal custody this week after posting a $50,000 bond. 39 more words

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Behind the Veil

After nearly 20 years of eating the stuff, I never thought I’d miss it.  No more injera.  No more wot. No, it was gonna be strictly burgers and fries for me. 270 more words

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SWAT Teams Surround Ballpark For Training Exercise

You may have noticed emergency vehicles all over downtown Davenport, or you saw SWAT team members in hazmat suits walking through the front gates of Modern Woodmen Park. 161 more words

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Bettendorf ranked among top 5 Iowa high schools

An annual report ranking high schools across the country lists Bettendorf High School among the top five high schools in Iowa.

The report from U.S. News and World Report ranks schools for their ratio of students to teachers, student proficiency in math and in reading, and scores schools for students’ preparedness for college. 327 more words

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30,000 US Students Affected by Iowa State Breach

A security breach at the Iowa State University exposed the social security numbers of 30,000 current and former students, according to an official news release. 8 more words