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Rapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71Rapper-actor Common's father, Lonnie 'Pops' Lynn, known for spoken word poems, dies at 71
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FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia. The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
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In this Aug. 24, 2014 photo, Twry Pataxo, center, a member of the 11,000-strong Pataxo tribe, holds a ceremony at her home in the Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Twry organizes monthly meetings at her two-room cinderblock home for indigenous people from the Mare and beyond. They close their meetings with chants, dances and a prayer. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slumsIndigenous people in Brazil facing deforestation, joblessness seek out cities, end up in slums
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People walk past a yacht that was pushed by Hurricane Odile onto a ramp leading to San Lucas' main street, in Los Cabos, Mexico,  Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja CaliforniaTropical Storm Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California peninsula after battering Los Cabos
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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign convoyAfghanistan: Suicide car bomber targets foreign convoy near US Embassy
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In this Aug. 24, 2014 photo, Twry Pataxo, center, a member of the 11,000-strong Pataxo tribe, holds a ceremony at her home in the Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Twry organizes monthly meetings at her two-room cinderblock home for indigenous people from the Mare and beyond. They close their meetings with chants, dances and a prayer. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slumsIndigenous people in Brazil facing deforestation, joblessness seek out cities, end up in slums
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) scores on a seven yard touchdown reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Foles leads Eagles to 30-27 win against ColtsNick Foles directs Philadelphia Eagles to another comeback win, 30-27 over Indianapolis Colts
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FILE - This March 4, 2013 file photo shows a sign for Wall Street on the side of building near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. World stock markets sank Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, on weak Chinese economic data as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Scotland's independence referendum. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Asia stocks lower on caution over Fed meetingAsian stock markets mostly lower ahead of potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting
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People walk past a yacht that was pushed by Hurricane Odile onto a ramp leading to San Lucas' main street, in Los Cabos, Mexico,  Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Hurricane Odile hammered Mexico's Baja California Peninsula overnight, damaging homes and tearing away the facades of luxury resorts, shattering countless car and hotel windows and leaving lobbies swamped and full of debris on Monday. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Odile slams Mexico's Baja CaliforniaOdile weakens to tropical storm after hammering Mexico's Baja California Peninsula
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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  • Preview of 2014 Remodel Tour

    Creighton Cox is with me, he's with the Home- builders Association and Ben Trannel is owner of Red House Remodeling and also chair of the tour this year. Thank you both for coming in. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 12:42 PM
  • Heavy rain causes little damage

    The four to six inches of rain that fell in Warren County Tuesday night made a mess but caused little damage. The Des Moines Register, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Go back in time to an oasis named Okoboji

    "I remember doing this when I was a kid," Linda Clarksean said with a laugh as she walked up the steep ramp to the 84-year-old Tipsy House holding the hands of her 5- and 6-year-old grandsons. Battling the tug of gravity through the fun house of impossibly angled rooms, they arrived at the peaked roof for the view of Okoboji, a resort on the Iowa Great Lakes. Star-Telegram.com, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 03:18 PM
  • Fall Allergies Causing Misery

    Rain provides temporary relief for fall allergy sufferers, but Des Moines allergist, Dr. Jim Wille says it won't be long before symptoms including red, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, and nasal congestion return. He says ragweed is the culprit- and if you're bothered by it, keep your windows closed- until cold weather kills it off. WHO-AM Des Moines, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 11:33 AM
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 PM
  • Did the Inspector General use a "virtually impossible" standard to exonerate the VA?

    Last month, acting Veterans Affairs Inspector General Richard Griffin issued a report on the wait-list scandal that appeared to let the DVA off the hook for patient deaths , while still castigating the bureaucracy for widespread fraud and abuse. One line in the report stated that the deaths of dozens of veterans could not be conclusively linked to the wait-list fraud that kept them from receiving medical care. Hot Air, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 09:55 PM
  • Man who used dog in hate crime could face federal charges

    A Des Moines man who allegedly unleashed his pit bull on another man during a hate crime could be in even more trouble. A Des Moines man facing charges after allegedly unleashing his pit bull on another man during a hate crime, could be in even more trouble. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 11:55 PM
  • Auto dealer involved with car fire has OWI history

    Another drunk driving arrest and car crash for the general manager - of a metro Des Moines car dealership. Police say 57- year-old Steven Luebke is in jail after a crash and car fire downtown on the freeway at 3rd street Saturday afternoon, A trip home to his apartment in Grimes, Then a trip to his office at Deery Brothers Chevrolet in pleasant hill to pick up a dealer SUV. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 11:54 PM
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