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Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Dodge City, Kan., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in KansasDespite long ag record, Roberts barely mentions it to Kansas voters, sticks to slamming Obama
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An election official carries ballots to a polling station in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Ukrainian parliamentary elections will be held on Sunday. Mariupol is a government controlled city. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Ukraine pauses before decisive voteUkraine pauses before decisive parliamentary vote soured by specter of separatist conflict
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Workers from BioRecoveryCorp carry barrels from the apartment building of Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. Spencer remained in stable condition while isolated in a hospital, talking by cellphone to his family and assisting disease detectives who are accounting for his every movement since arriving in New York from Guinea via Europe on Oct. 17. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very carefulColleagues of American doctor with Ebola say he was always careful while treating patients
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In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi speaks in front of the state-run TV ahead of a military funeral for troops killed in an assault in the Sinai Peninsula, as he stands with army commanders in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. El-Sissi said the deadly assault on an army checkpoint in northern Sinai that killed at least 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation." No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/MENA, Mohammed Samaha)
Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attackEgypt's president says 'foreign hands' behind attack that killed 30 troops in Sinai
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in their semifinal match at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
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Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic GamesUnpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games and Rio de Janeiro 2016 organizers
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A woman sits in front of a store near a mural of Jesus Christ in the Mare slum, ahead of a presidential run-off election in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, who's running for re-election, and her challenger Aecio Neves are in a tight election contest that will culminate on Sunday, Oct. 26 when voters decide who'll be the next leader of Latin America's biggest economy. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'Brazil's election pits 'ghosts of past' against 'monsters of present' as president leads polls
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Botswana ruling party shows early lead in electionBotswana's ruling party has early lead in election according to preliminary results
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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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  • 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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