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Fire Survivor Mourns Friend And Children

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Ashley Urich’s physical scars are healing. But the emotional scars may never go away.

“She didn’t deserve to be in that house like that.” Urich said, remembering her best friend. 553 more words

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Ankeny Woman Arrested For Adoption Scam

ANKENY, Iowa — An Ankeny woman was arrested in connection to an elaborate adoption scam.

Ankeny police said Tracy Bess-Thacker, 29, tricked a DeWitt couple into thinking she was willing to give her baby up for adoption. 385 more words

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My February "Make Something"

In February, I read a book, ran a half-marathon, and finished 100,000 words!  The last one was a sprint to the end, much more difficult than I ever thought possible.   169 more words

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Fire totals rural barn

GARNER, Iowa – A barn in rural parts of Garner has been ruled a total loss after an early morning fire.

Garner firefighters were called in to respond to a barn on fire just outside of town on the 1900 block of Pine Ave. 176 more words

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Legislators challenge unattended car law

MASON CITY, Iowa – The law has been around since 1913, but chances are many of us have broken it especially as temps continue to drop. 273 more words

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Where is your dime per gallon gas tax going?

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC)- The roads lately feel less like pavement and more like gravel.

“Any deterioration in a road will show up in the winter or early spring,” said Iowa DOT Engineer Doug Rick. 283 more words

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