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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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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FILE - In this March 16, 2010 file photo, financier Carl Icahn poses for photos upon arriving for the 32nd annual New York City Police Foundation Gala in New York. Dodging a proxy fight with Icahn, Hertz on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 announced it is adding three of his chosen candidates to the board. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)
Hertz adds Icahn-backed candidates to its boardHertz adding 3 candidates nominated by Icahn to its board
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In this Tuesday, April 15, 2014 photo, Glendy Vega inspects a blender container before final packaging at the Vitamix  manufacturing facility in Strongsville, Ohio. The Labor Department reports, on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, on U.S. producer price inflation in August. The report measures price changes before they reach consumers. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
US producer prices unchanged in AugustLower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild.
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Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS groupSyria activists say military aircraft crashes in city held by militant Islamic State group
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FILE -- In this Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013 file photo, Egyptian police fire water cannons to disperse a protest by secular anti-government activists in Cairo. Mahmoud Abdel-Bari, the spokesman of Egypt's transitional justice ministry, says the body is drafting amendments to the country's disputed protest law, which bans demonstrations without a police permit. Abdel-Bari said Tuesday that the ministry will announce a draft law within days saying amendments could include lighter penalties and changes in procedures related to obtaining permits from police for protests. (AP Photo/Mohammed Asad, File)
Roadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's SinaiRoadside bomb kills 6 policemen in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, officials say
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014 file photo, then Shiite lawmaker and Deputy Parliament Speaker Haider al-Abadi speaks to the media after an Iraqi parliament session in Baghdad. Iraq's new Prime Minister al-Abadi has renounced his British citizenship since assuming office last week, three government officials close to the premier said Sunday, Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defenseIraq's parliament rejects prime minister's picks for key posts of defense, interior ministers
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A sign board showing directions to the Lumley Government Hospital, where medical doctor Olivet Buck worked before contracting the Ebola virus and passing away on Saturday near the city of  Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Sierra Leone accused the World Health Organization on Monday of being “sluggish” in facilitating an evacuation of a doctor who died from Ebola before she could be sent out of the country for medical care. Dr. Olivet Buck died Saturday, hours after the U.N. health agency said it could not help evacuate her to Germany. (AP Photo/ Michael Duff)
UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop EbolaUN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks
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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
  • Police say Iowa mom intoxicated with kids in car

    A Des Moines woman was intoxicated and had two toddlers in her vehicle when she went to school to pick up her 5-year-old son, police said. Officers were sent to Hillis Elementary School to check a report that the boy had not been picked up by his father after school on Monday, The Des Moines Register said . KWQC-TV Davenport, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 07:51 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
  • Frie enjoying her new job as principal at Lincoln Elementary

    Working with children and imparting a good education are very important and enjoyable to her. Becoming a principal and educator was always important to her. Marshall Independent, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 01:17 AM
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