Iowa

A woman has died after an explosion at a gender reveal party in Iowa, authorities say.The 56-year-old woman, unnamed by authorities, was pronounced dead at the scene in the city of Knoxville, according to a press release from the Marion County Sheriff'.
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CNN
October 28, 2019 - 12:02 pm
A woman has died after an explosion at a gender reveal party in Iowa, authorities say.
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People on a boat float down floodwaters that cover Washington Street in Hamburg, Iowa.
Chris Machian/Omaha World-Herald via AP
March 20, 2019 - 10:23 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need of fresh water. Tanker trucks from the Iowa...
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Floodwaters surround buildings on the southwest side of Hamburg, Iowa, Sunday, March 17, 2019.
Ryan Soderlin/Omaha World-Herald via AP
March 19, 2019 - 6:55 am
By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of homes flooded in several Midwestern states after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region, authorities said Monday while warning that the flooding was expected to linger...
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U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., center, greets local residents during a meet and greet, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in Mason City, Iowa.
Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 11:34 am
By Juana Summers, Associated Press Several Democratic presidential candidates are closing out the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, with stops planned across states key to securing their party's nomination. On Presidents Day, much of the campaign trail spotlight moved to New Hampshire,...
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New York State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand speaks at the 14th Annual "#BlogHer18" Creators Summit at Pier 17 in New York, NY, on August 9, 2018.
Sipa USA/Anthony Behar
January 11, 2019 - 10:46 am
By Dan Merica and Athena Jones, CNN (CNN) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat considering a presidential run in 2020, is planning a trip to Iowa next weekend, a Iowa Democrat with knowledge of the plans tells CNN. The trip comes as Gillibrand inches closer to a bid and begins to build a...
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Pizza Hut expands beer delivery service
Pizza Hut
January 07, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business (CNN) -- Pizza Hut is leaning into its beer delivery service to get an edge over Domino's. The pizza chain announced on Monday that it is expanding its beer delivery program to 1,000 locations by the summer. Beer delivery will be up and running in nearly 300...
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In this Nov. 21, 2018 photo, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, framed by a photograph of lower Manhattan, addresses law enforcement officials at the Joint Terrorism Task Force in New York.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
November 26, 2018 - 9:04 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Inspectors found some violations at a large Iowa day care center when it was owned by acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, including deficiencies in 2007 that prompted a downgrade in its license status, according to records released Monday. Whitaker and his wife owned...
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Rogelio V. Solis, File/AP Photo
October 28, 2018 - 9:36 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two tickets were sold that match the winning numbers drawn for Powerball's $688 million jackpot, one in a rural Iowa town and the other in New York City, lottery officials said Sunday. Powerball officials said the tickets matched all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing...
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In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks before President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
September 24, 2018 - 8:26 am
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cory Booker isn't being subtle. With the Iowa caucuses still well over a year away, the New Jersey senator is working overtime to make an impression in Iowa and in other states crucial to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination...
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Cristhian Bahena Rivera
Iowa Department of Public Safety via AP
August 21, 2018 - 6:29 pm
MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a rural field, authorities said Tuesday. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, was arrested...
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