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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stock markets fell Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2014, file photo, Pentagon press secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon. The Pentagon on Monday night, Sept. 22, says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region. Kirby says that because the military operation is ongoing, no details can be provided yet. He says the decision to strike was made early Monday by the military. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence chases down a fly ball hit by Los Angeles Dodgers' Carl Crawford during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson places his hand to his face as he is removed from the  baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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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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