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Semi-truck driver pulled over for OWI, had alcohol level 4 1/2 times the legal limit

PAW PAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. —  A truck driver is in the Van Buren County Jail after being pulled over for suspected drunk driving. Police say he had a blood-alcohol level at four and a half times over the legal limit. 107 more words

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Mary Lee Settle: Searching For The Roots of Freedom.

The recent date of July 29 marks the birthday of distinguished West Virginia novelist Mary Lee Settle. Although she wrote numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, she is probably best known for her cycle of novels known as the “Beulah Quintet,” which trace the histories of several West Virginia families from their origins in the 1600s up through the mid twentieth century. 892 more words

Driver Charged in Ames Hit-and-Run Crash

AMES, Iowa — Ames police have charged the driver from a July 4 hit and run on Highway 30 that seriously injured a man.

Craig Christman, 53, turned himself in to police Friday morning on an outstanding warrant. 194 more words

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RAGBRAI Participants Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver Sunday

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — Two members of a Des Moines RAGBRAI team were injured Sunday night when they were hit by an alleged drunk driver. 56 more words

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Motorcyclist Killed in Police Pursuit Was Barred from Driving

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Police say a motorcyclist who died while trying to flee police in West Des Moines had been barred from driving. 179 more words

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Univ. of Iowa Basketball Player Arrested Again

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa basketball player Peter Jok was arrested again Monday night.

The 20-year-old West Des Moines native was pulled over on his moped at about 11:45 p.m. 149 more words

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Ames Police Add Extra Enforcement for Holiday Weekend

AMES, Iowa – This is a big weekend in Ames celebrating it’s 150th Birthday. Ames Police want to caution drivers to be careful with drinking and driving. 277 more words

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