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CEDAR RAPIDS (AP) — A police shooting that left an unarmed black man paralyzed and sparked protests in Iowa's second largest city also endangered the deputy police chief when the injured man's speeding truck smashed into his patrol SUV, records show.

IOWA CITY (AP) - An Iowa parole officer has been fired after an investigation concluded that she abused her power by conspiring with a detective to conduct an illegal search of a drug suspect's home.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds is transforming the Iowa Supreme Court from one that leaned liberal to a solidly conservative body, prompting concerns among critics that it could erode past support for civil liberties as well as abortion and gay rights.

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IOWA CITY (AP) — An armed robbery suspect who was shot this month by Iowa City police had been released from jail days earlier, despite probation violations that could have kept him behind bars, a review by The Associated Press shows.

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DAVENPORT (AP) — Officials say Davenport's public works department has spent more than $1 million on fighting floods this spring and that figure is expected to rise as the city prepares to hold back future deluges.

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DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa's Supreme Court on Friday narrowly upheld a 2017 law that took away bargaining rights for many state employees, an early signal of the court's new conservative majority solidified by two recent appointments by Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds.

OTTUMWA (AP) — School officials in Ottumwa say they'll change how they raise money for student trips to abide by state guidelines even though the move could threaten a program that has helped thousands of children travel around the country.

PARKER, S.D. (AP) — General Motors has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a South Dakota man who claims the automaker misled consumers about its electric car model.

TIPTON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa voters sent a record number of women to the Legislature during last year's midterms. Women won two of the state's most competitive U.S. House races, and a woman was elected governor for the first time.

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DES MOINES — In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of Iowa state parks in 2020, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources; the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs; and Iowa State University are bringing 20 artists to 20 state parks this summer.

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GLENWOOD (AP) — The federal agency that manages dams along the Missouri River received stern criticism from several U.S. senators Wednesday during a hearing held in Iowa to examine the massive spring flooding this year that caused more than $3 billion in damage in the Midwest.

MARSHALLTOWN (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said Wednesday that he's proud of his record as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, but realizes some problems remain.

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker on Monday proposed a significant expansion of the earned income tax credit that he said would lower the annual tax bill for almost half of American taxpayers.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack announced Friday he won't seek re-election when his current term ends, a move that likely will lead to a wide-open race in a district both parties see as winnable.

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa's governor has signed a bill backed by conservative groups that requires public universities and community colleges to implement policies protecting free speech on campus.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for the breakup of what she says are unfair farming monopolies.

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DES MOINES – The total number of working Iowans increased to 1,660,100 in February, according to a press release from Iowa Workforce Development. That's 5,700 higher than January and 25,500 higher than one year ago.

WATERLOO (AP) — The Waterloo Commission on Human Rights is pushing for an ordinance that would bar employers from including questions about criminal histories on job applications, after a website published an article criticizing the city's racial disparities.

BROOKLYN (AP) — An Iowa highway patrolman who was recently elected to the Legislature wrote almost no tickets to his future constituents during his successful campaign for a state House seat.

DES MOINES (AP) — A former Iowa prison guard has reached a deal for $2.3 million as a settlement for discrimination and retaliation she says she suffered after filing a sexual harassment case against the state.

DES MOINES (AP) — Just two months after a federal court judge struck down an Iowa law meant to discourage investigations of animal abuse on farms, lawmakers are pushing another so-called ag-gag measure that opponents say would likely land the state in court again.

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CARTER LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Some 150 years after suffering the loss of its homeland at the hands of the U.S. government, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is celebrating a triumph with the opening of a casino intended to secure a stream of revenue for the long-struggling tribe.

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DEWITT -- Iowa 98th District Sen. Chris Cournoyer (R, LeClaire), is working with other state legislators to bring a workforce development initiative to Iowa's prison system which will benefit both rehabilitating inmates and the general public.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Undeterred by multiple court rulings that have turned back efforts to limit abortion in the past year, some conservative Iowa lawmakers are moving forward with the ultimate in abortion control measures, a bill that would declare life begins at conception.

DES MOINES (AP) — A bill that would require Iowa businesses to use a federal program to verify employees are allowed to work in the United States has advanced through a Senate subcommittee despite concerns from business groups and county prosecutors.

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