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Police: Body found near car in creek

Officials said a body has been found near where a car was found in a creek Friday.

Contract negotiation with state workers goes to arbitration

An arbitrator will decide new contract terms for state workers after union leaders could not reach a deal with Gov. Terry Branstad.

Police investigate threatening messages left at mosque

Authorities say they're investigating a letter left at a mosque that contained anti-Muslim messages and threats.

Court dismisses chiropractors' suit against Iowa insurer

The Iowa Supreme Court is dismissing a lawsuit brought by chiropractors who claimed the state's dominant health insurer was engaging in illegal price-fixing.

Facebook announces $103K in Iowa grants

Facebook has announced the recipients of $103,000 in grants to Iowa non-profits Thursday.

Court rejects lawsuit in dispute over Iowa film tax credits

The Iowa Supreme Court is upholding the state's refusal to award tax credits claimed by the makers of a documentary tied to the "Field of Dreams" movie.

Here's how to help father fighting to get his freedom back

Todd Saunders slipped and fell from a tree stand more than a year ago.

Water main break slows traffic

City crews are working on a water main break in the middle of a Des Moines street.

Police: Suspect leads police on chase in stolen car

Police said a Woodward man is in custody after a high-speed chase Thursday night.

Man accused of killing wife wants trial delayed

A former Boone man charged with killing his wife in 2012 wants to delay his April trial so he can help his 5-year-old daughter recover from a bone marrow transplant.

Nonprofit planning 8 public pianos for Des Moines

Spontaneous music that's either harmonious or harsh could soon be filling the Des Moines air.

Janitor accused of stealing from city office desks

A janitor is accused of stealing money from desks at city government offices.

Another Iowa State Fair act just announced

Another country act has been added to the 2015 Iowa State Fair lineup.

172,727 Iowans impacted by Anthem cyberattack

Personal date was accessed during the cyberattack.

Thieves target cars left running in parking lots

Police said cold weather in central Iowa is contributing to a spike in crime.

New bar has wine on tap

Della Viti, a self-serve wine bar, is coming to 425 East Grand Avenue in the East Village.

This bill could affect every Iowan with a bike

If you don't have this feature, you could face a new fine.

Iowa exports record $15 billion worth of goods

Canada was the leading destination for Iowa products.

New bill requires all Iowa officers to wear body cameras

There are roadblocks for some departments trying to add the cameras.

3 people burned in house fire still in hospital

Three people were killed in the fire and four others were able to escape.

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