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Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of EbolaWoman quarantined in New Jersey after arrival from West Africa shows no signs of Ebola
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President Barack Obama meets with Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola responseObama says science, not fear, must guide US response to Ebola
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People walk past The Meatball Shop, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, recently ate at the restaurant, which was temporarily closed Friday as a precaution. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooderEbola-stricken doctor seen as globe-trotting do-gooder driven to join global health fight
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Isabella MacKeige, 18, a senior at Marysville Pilchuck High School, shows the hand she received cuts on as she climbed a fence with a locked gate after she ran from the school cafeteria when a fellow student began shooting, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington school gunman was homecoming princeSeattle-area homecoming prince kills 1, wounds 4 before shooting himself
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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki makes a backhand return to Serena Williams of the US during their semifinal match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
Serena Williams beats Wozniacki to reach WTA finalSerena Williams into WTA Finals decider after beating Caroline Wozniacki in 3 sets
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California running back Vic Enwere lunges into the end zone on a touchdown against Oregon during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Mariota throws 5 TD passes, No. 6 Oregon beats CalMariota becomes Oregon's career passing leader, No. 6 Ducks beat California 59-41
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, a child stands near a sign advising of a quarantined home in an effort to combat the spread of the Ebola virus in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff, File)
WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000World Health Organization: Number of people believed to have Ebola has risen above 10,000
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Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attackEgypt's president: Foreign hands behind attack that killed 30 troops in Sinai
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera raises his cap after walking San Francisco Giants Gregor Blanco during the sixth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Finnegan passes test, Royals stop Giants in Game 3Finnegan passes big test, Royals hold off Giants 3-2 to take a 2-1 edge in World Series
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  • East High players focusing on what's ahead

    The football game that was forfeited after threats to the school will not be considered a "win" for Ames or a "loss" for East on their records. The "no contest" ruling by the Iowa's High School Association means the canceled game will not be considered a loss for East High School or a win for Ames High School. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:58 PM
  • Ebola already a First World crisis

    Rodney Whi]te / The Des Moines Register / The Associated Press IFAD President Kanayo Nwanze and Liberian Minister of Agriculture Florence Chenoweth warn of epidemics consequences. Those who worry about the deadly Ebola virus becoming a First World problem received a blunt reality check from speakers at the recent World Food Prize/Borlaug Dialogue in Des Moines, Iowa, earlier this month. The Winnipeg Free Press, Sat, Oct 25 2014 @ 03:08 AM
  • Carlisle teacher charged with drug possession

    A long-time Carlisle Middle School teacher and high school coach has been charged with crack cocaine possession after police found drugs on him during a traffic stop. Polk County Jail records show Jim Alden Flaws of Carlisle has been charged with possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 05:38 PM
  • Carlisle Softball Coach Arrested on Drugs Charges

    Des Moines police arrested Jim Flaws, 55, for possessing crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia and was booked into the Polk County Jail. The Carlisle softball coach of 29 years was one of eight finalists for national softball coach of the year over the summer. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 11:56 AM
  • Father, Driver Charged in Connection with Baby's Death

    Des Moines police say two men have been charged in connection with the death of an infant who died after he was run over by an SUV back in August. Police say four-month-old Breland Garrett was in a child car seat in the driveway at 2523 E. Walnut on August 30th when an SUV rolled over him. WHO-TV Des Moines, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:43 PM
  • Ordinance would ban 'aggressive' panhandling

    A homeless advocate tells us some of the homeless have made their way to West Des Moines. And they are panhandling at the entrance and exit ramps from the freeways. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 08:45 PM
  • First-year Michael Crisp. Photo courtesy of Polk County Jail

    Drake University first-year Michael Crisp was arrested and charged with first-degree harassment after posting threatening messages on Yik Yak Thursday afternoon. Crisp posted bond after his arrest at approximately 3 a.m. Friday morning by the Des Moines Police Department. The Times-Delphic, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:46 PM
  • Efforts to save Des Moines' YMCA continue tonight

    Porter's been leading an effort to get the City of Des Moines to designate the downtown YMCA building as a landmark. That would make tax credits available for preservation, something Porter thinks the city should do with the structure. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:47 PM
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