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ICCI says latest permit approval won’t deter efforts against Bakken pipeline
A spokesman for the group fighting to block the building of the Bakken oil pipeline says the granting of permits by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the company that’s proposed the pipeline won’t impact their plans for continued protest. The Corps has approve permits for Dakota Access to cross some 60 waterways, one […]Full Post...
Grassley and Vermont Senator ask FBI for info on hacked emails
The FBI is investigating allegations Russians hacked Democratic National Committee computers and leaked thousands of emails — and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is asking the FBI to reveal what it’s learned. Republican Grassley and Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, are sending a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch, asking if the Russians are responsible. […]Full Post...
Tons of trash pulled from the Des Moines River in Project AWARE
The coordinator of an annual river cleanup event has compiled the results of this year’s effort in southeast Iowa. Lynette Seigley, with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, says 329 volunteers pulled 40 tons of trash from the lower Des Moines River. “We were able to recycle about 77 percent (of the trash), so a […]Full Post...
Fraud charge thrown out in Hot Lotto rigging case
The Iowa Court of Appeals has thrown out one charge against the man accused of rigging a multi-million dollar Hot Lotto ticket. The case involves a $16.5 million winning ticket from December 23 of 2010. A lawyer tried to redeem the ticket hours before it was set to expire one year from the drawing date, […]Full Post...
‘Thrilled’ Iowan, a friend of Tim Kaine for 37 years, jetting to Philly
A Des Moines businessman is flying to Philadelphia today to see his law school roommate accept the Democratic Party’s vice presidential nomination tonight. David Miles first met Tim Kaine in the fall of 1979. Both were entering Harvard Law School. They lived in the same dormitory, on the same floor, and Miles and Kaine were in the same […]Full Post...
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