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  • ADDITION Cuba Guantanamo Prisoners Released U.S. frees last 3 Uighur prisoners MIAMI -- Three members of a persecuted ethnic minority from China have been released from Guantanamo Bay and sent to the Central European country of Slovakia, officials said Tuesday, resolving a diplomatic dilemma that had kept the men imprisoned lo

    January 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • AP poll: Health care top national story NEW YORK -- The glitch-plagued rollout of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was the top news story of 2013, followed by the Boston Marathon bombing and the dramatic papal changeover at the Vatican, according to The Associated Press' annua

    December 31, 2013

  • Injured Wildlife Animals New Purpose AMES -- A clinic at Iowa State University is working to help injured wildlife animals and give others new purpose through education. The Wildlife Care Clinic at the school's Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center takes in injured animals and helps them get

    December 30, 2013 2 Photos

  • Food and Farm - Farm Defense-9 Defined by critics, big ag restarts conversation OKAWVILLE, Ill. -- Add one more item to the list of chores that Larry Hasheider has to do on his 1,700-acre farm: defending his business to the American public. There's a lot of conversation about traditional agriculture recently, and much of it is c

    December 30, 2013 7 Photos

  • Iowa officials say state Medicaid website is up DES MOINES -- Iowa officials say a state website that people can use to apply for health insurance is working again. The state Department of Human Services says a website for Medicaid eligibility became available again Saturday night. The agency told

    December 30, 2013

  • U of Ill. renovation named a top 'green building' URBANA, Ill. -- A newly renovated, century-old landmark on the University of Illinois campus has earned the nation's highest "green building" designation for environmentally friendly design and construction, thanks to efforts such as reusing wood tri

    December 30, 2013

  • Davenport Ring Princess Diana Iowa woman wins ring inspired by Princess Diana DAVENPORT -- A Cedar Rapids woman who visited a Davenport museum exhibit about Princess Diana says she cried tears of joy when she learned she had won a raffle prize that included a ring that's inspired by royalty -- and valued at $7,000. Maria Shebe

    December 30, 2013 2 Photos

  • Earns Walgreen Walgreen's 1Q profit jumps 68 pct DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Walgreen's fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 68 percent as investments in other companies paid off for the nation's largest drugstore chain, but a slowdown in generic drug introductions helped squeeze profitability. The company

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Consultant ups town's damage estimate WASHINGTON, Ill. (AP) -- A consultant hired by tornado-hit Washington has calculated a higher damage estimate that could make the central Illinois town and the state eligible for federal disaster help, city officials said Thursday. The initial dollar

    December 21, 2013

  • Historic Prisons Iowa-3 At Iowa prison, grim history may lure visitors FORT MADISON (AP) -- The Iowa State Penitentiary stands like an ancient stone fortress on a bluff over the Mississippi River, ringed by castle-like guard towers and sheathed in chain link and razor wire. Built in 1839, seven years before Iowa became

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

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