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3 SEP students arrested, charged in school threats case

The arrests were announced Friday afternoon.

Multiple departments help fight pallet fire

The fire is underway Friday afternoon.

Iowans hold Statehouse rally on immigration reform

The move comes after President Obama's action that impacts 4.7 million people. 

Jury announces verdict in night of drinking murder case

The jury returned to announce the decision just three hours into deliberations.

Former teacher sentenced in sexual exploitation case

Davenport was charged with having sexual contact with a teen student.

Report: Nitrate levels spiking in Des Moines, Raccoon Rivers

Two rivers that supply drinking water to 500,000 people in the Des Moines area show nitrate spiking to levels making it unsafe for some to drink.

Cooking already underway on massive Thanksgiving meal

Last year, the group served a record 3,700 meals.

Iowa's unemployment rate is down again

The new report was released Friday.

61 to lose their jobs when Iowa plant closes

The plant originally had 118 employees.

EPA delaying decision with big impact on Iowa

The EPA said Friday it expects to make a final decision next year.

Family loses 9 pets in fire undetected for hours

The cause remains under investigation.

Gluten-free is a hot diet trend, but is it for you?

Eating gluten-free means you have to avoid anything that has wheat, barley or rye in it.

Downtown Winter Farmers' Market underway now

Here's what you need to know on location, times and dates.

Police: Janitor views inappropriate material, destroys computer

Police say he returned to work, stole the computer and then burned it.

Controversy over backyard corn crib sparks food drive

The event organizer says its time to find the greater good.

Lawsuits allege theft against deceased lawyer

Former clients and lenders have submitted claims alleging theft and unpaid debts totaling more than $1 million.

Iowa Board of Regents member resigns

She was appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011.

Official: Bicyclist dies after truck collision

No charges have been reported. Troopers are investigating.

Changes to be announced for Events Center hotel project

The old plan called for a 16-story and 450 room hotel with a $128 million price tag.

Well-known minister faces complaint over same-sex marriage

Reverend Dr. Larry Sonner will meet with the bishop over the issue on Dec. 1.

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