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Iowa Lands Microsoft Data Center

Iowa Lands Microsoft Data Center

State officials announced today that the Microsoft Corporation will build a $550 million data center in West Des Moines that will create between 50-100 new jobs at an average wage of $70,000.  Microso ...

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Candidate Profile: Gretchen Lawyer, District 36

Candidate Profile: Gretchen Lawyer, District 36

Gretchen grew up on a family farm outside of Macomb, Illinois, with her parents and two brothers. The family ran a large hog operation in addition to farming corn and soybeans. Gretchen graduated from ...

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Smokefree Air Public Hearings

Smokefree Air Public Hearings

The Iowa Department of Public Health has scheduled a series of public hearings on the implementation of Iowa's Smokefree Air Act on August 20, 21 and 22 at sites across Iowa (click here for the full l ...

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Rebuild Iowa Office

Rebuild Iowa Office

Last month, Governor Chet Culver created the Rebuild Iowa Office (RIO) to coordinate Iowa's recovery efforts from the 2008 storms and help the Rebuild Iowa Advisory Commission compete their work. The ...

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Candidate Profile: Tom Avenarius, District 32

Candidate Profile: Tom Avenarius, District 32

Tom Avenarius, the second of five children, was born July 8, 1950, to Norman (Hank) and Ella Mae (Morgan) Avenarius in Dubuque. He was educated in Dubuque, graduating from St. Mary’s Grade School in 1 ...

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Shawn Johnson Wins Gold

Shawn Johnson Wins Gold

Iowa native and West Des Moines teenager Shawn Johnson has brought home a gold medal in the balance beam at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Congratulations to Shawn and you can find stories in the New Y ...

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Candidate Profile: Nate Willems, HD 29

Candidate Profile: Nate Willems, HD 29

Nate Willems was born and raised in Anamosa, Iowa, and graduated from Anamosa High School in 1997. He received his B.S.F.S. in international politics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign S ...

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