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U.S. Attorney General to Review Brandon Ellingson Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is taking a second look at the drowning death of a Clive man.

Twenty-year-old Brandon Ellingson drowned while hand-cuffed and in the custody of Missouri state troopers… 46 more words


A Change of Heart

You cannot change people, but you can strike a desire in people to change themselves. This notion of change is an important realization. Not only is it important to realize, but profoundly important to apply. 1,145 more words


Excited. Exasperated. Epiphany.

Have you ever had a moment of sudden realization? I have, and it happened just last night.

I went into my dad’s bedroom last night soon after he and my step mom, we’ll call her ‘sugar’, finished with “life group” (a group of 8 or so people that meet at my house to talk about their lives and challenge each other biblically). 507 more words


Tips to Declutter and Organize Your Home

Sometimes it can be overwhelming to look at the stacks of papers and piles of clutter in your home and think about getting organized. And that’s the problem, home organizers suggest. 357 more words

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The reason for starting this blog is simple: I like to write. I write as a way to clear my head and vent my burdens. I also write to think logically and clearly – anyone who knows me well knows I need help in that department. 234 more words


Man charged with killing toddler in Clive

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in Clive.

Police in the Des Moines suburb say Joe Lopez was arrested on Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. 44 more words


Murder Arrest Made in Clive Child's Death

CLIVE, Iowa – A  man has been charged with murder in the death of a Clive toddler, authorities announced Wednesday.

Joe Lopez, 25, was arrested Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder and child endangerment resulting in death. 114 more words