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  • After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive

    After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive Abduction of their soon-to-be-adopted kids in Nigeria shattered their dream of family. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1uoSmN0 Isaiah and Salome Nengean were ready to bring two children from Nigeria to their Urbandale home, when they were abducted in hopes of a randsome. USA Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:51 PM
  • New Des Moines city manager talks about his goals

    The city of Des Moines now has a new leader at the helm tonight. City Council promoted assistant city manager Scott Sanders to be the new city manager. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:55 PM
  • Hatch Campaign Puts Some Advertising on HOLD

    The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch Monday put on hold some of its television advertising in a couple of television markets. But it was quick to say the decision represents a change in strategy and nothing more. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:50 PM
  • Candidates Differ on Same Sex Marriage

    The Governor says he doesn't expect to be very involved in any possible constitutional vote banning same-sex marriage in Iowa. Republican Terry Branstad says the Governor's office doesn't have a legal role in such constitutional amendments. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 04:50 PM
  • Advanced Bank Solutions taps experience to grow in Iowa

    Olathe-based Advanced Bank Solutions announced that it has assembled a team of experienced banking consultants in Iowa and is in the midst of a targeted expansion into the Iowa and north-central states region. Founded in 2009 and led by President Sandy Moll , Advanced Bank Solutions offers assistance with bank staffing, compliance, vendor selections, technology, staff development, credit and asset management, and crisis solution. Business Journal, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 04:28 PM
  • Masked Man Robs Gas Station Wielding Butcher's Knife

    Des Moines police are reviewing surveillance video from an early morning robbery, where a man threatened a convenience store clerk with a butcher knife. Police were called to the Git N Go at the corner of County Line Road and Southwest 9th just before 1 a.m. Monday on a robbery. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:34 PM
  • Des Moines man arrested in May shooting death

    LB Goodjoint, 23, of Des Moines, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, a police statement said. Goodjoint fled on foot after he was pulled over in a traffic stop, the statement said. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 06:16 PM
  • How to Fix America's Recidivism Crisis

    This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release. Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
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