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The Latest: Immigration enforcement agents visit Iowa farm

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) – The Latest on law enforcement activity taking place at the Iowa dairy farm that employed the man charged with killing college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local) 11:20 a.m. Immigration enforcement agents have [...]
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Father of slain Iowa student decries using her as ‘pawn’

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) – The father of slain Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts in a Saturday opinion piece spoke out against using his daughter’s death in support of “views she believed were profoundly racist,” a call that comes [...]
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Iowa slaying focuses attention on immigrants in agriculture

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The arrest of a Mexican farmworker in the death of an Iowa college student renewed calls to change immigration laws, but it also focused attention on the immigrant workers whose labor is essential to the state’s [...]
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Suspect in Iowa woman’s slaying was a hardworking farmhand

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BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) – For years, his employer said the young man from Mexico presented himself as a legal U.S. resident and reliable worker at a family dairy farm in small town Iowa. But now Cristhian Bahena Rivera is accused of illegally [...]
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Iowa Voters Doing The Polka On Joni Ernst And Chuck Grassley’s Stupid Trump-Loving Faces

8 months ago | 0 comment
Don’t think about Norway! The corn is popping in Iowa! Seems the good people in the Hawkeye State are a mite concerned with President Blowhard and his caca-hole caca-house potty mouth. So Senator Joni Ernst tied on her fanciest Bread Bag [...]
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GOP Tax ‘Cut’ Bill Set To Axe-Murder Clean Energy. Sorry Iowa, Oklahoma, North Dakota Et Al.!

10 months ago | 0 comment
Why isn’t Mercedes sponsoring wind farms? The branding is right there! As we all know, Republicans believe in the free market and hate the idea of Big Government picking winners and losers in the economy. Which is why the House version of [...]
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2020 hopefuls dodge Iowa and New Hampshire

11 months ago | 0 comment
In the early run-up to 2020, would-be candidates are skipping Iowa and New Hampshire for a new set of must-stop destinations: big battleground states like Florida, Ohio and Michigan. Wary of planting a Trump-sized target on their backs so [...]
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How Iowa Became An Obamacare Horror Story

11 months ago | 0 comment
DES MOINES — Nick Podhajsky plans to get married this year for an unusual reason: health insurance coverage. The 44-year-old farmer had expected to tie the knot next year. But because Iowa’s individual health insurance market is in chaos—with [...]
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Ex-union president in Iowa sentenced for embezzlement

1 year ago | 0 comment
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – A former union president in northwest Iowa has been sentenced to a year in prison for embezzling more than $ 95,000 from the organization. The Sioux City Journal reports that 53-year-old Curtis [...]
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Sanders, in Iowa, reiterates criticism of GOP health bill

1 year ago | 0 comment
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders reiterated criticism of Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act to a receptive crowd in Iowa on Saturday, calling a bill moving through the Senate “disastrous.” The Vermont [...]