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  • Governor appoints eight members to new state medical cannabis board: QCTIMES
  • Governor Kim Reynolds praises Manchester school-industry partnership: GAZETTE
  • U.S. farm income expected to climb 3.1 percent, after three years of decline: REGISTER
  • Proposed Iowa Medicaid change would eliminate months of retroactive benefits: REGISTER
  • UNI capital plans to be focus at Regents meeting: WCFCOURIER
  • State to shut down Fort Dodge public defender’s office in efficiency move: REGISTER
  • Ernst at South Carolina GOP gathering, fueling chatter of her presidential prospects:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa seniors seek lawmaker support for mobile meal program: AP
  • Dow-DuPont merger closes Thursday. How will Pioneer, Iowa fare?:  REGISTER
  • Analysts unsure how hurricane will impact propane supply: RADIOIOWA
  • Hy-Vee raising funds for Hurricane Harvey relief: GAZETTE
  • Cedar Rapids trucking company launches drive to aid Harvey victims: GAZETTE
  • Attorney General warns to be on lookout for hurricane relief scams: RADIOIOWA
  • Election 2018!  Fred Hubbell lands endorsement from former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge: QCTIMES
  • Iowa City ped mall shooting victim dies; suspect charged with murder: PRESSCITIZEN
  • Washington, Keokuk counties eligible for natural disaster help due to drought: GAZETTE
  • Hy-Vee to enter restaurant business with Wahlburgers partnership:  GAZETTE
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  • Governor Reynolds monitoring dicey Iowa state budget: GAZETTE
  • Reynolds to decide in September whether to recall Legislature for special session: REGISTER
  • Governor: announcement soon on complaint related to Burlington police video case: RADIOIOWA
  • Governor: administrative costs reassigned so nursing home advocates may travel: RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa students invited to apply to be legislative pages: GAZETTE
  • Board of Regents delay state funding request pending word on rates: GAZETTE
  • Reynolds responds to critics of state incentives for Apple:  RADIOIOWA
  • One way Iowans can help: Blood donations needed for Houston’s medical response after Harvey: GAZETTE
  • Grassley says Congress should skip October break and keep working: RADIOIOWA
  • Election 2018!  Corbett unimpressed with Reynolds’ start: QCTIMES
  • Election 2018!  Democrat can’t speak at steak fry after previous rhetoric: REGISTER
  • State officials stress bus safety as new school year gets underway: RADIOIOWA
  • Woodbury Supervisors officially seek changes in hog lots by Iowa legislators: SCJOURNAL
  • Iowa researchers aim to make roads safer with new technology: QCTIMES
  • Defendant who claimed Stand Your Ground convicted of lesser charge: WCFCOURIER
  • Iowa’s 2nd largest city says goodbye to downtown traffic lights: GAZETTE
  • Reports of Rockwell Collins acquisition continue:  GAZETTE
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  • Reynolds says her office budget will be less than Branstad and Culver: REGISTER
  • Iowa governor disagrees with ban on transgender troops: AP
  • Democrats, key GOPer question state offer of $400,000 per Apple job: RADIOIOWA
  • Union president reminds teachers law change requires vote on contracts: RADIOIOWA
  • Judge rules against Iowa DOT in traffic citations case: AP
  • Open records advocate: ‘Public has the right to know’ name of employee who brought shotgun to work: GAZETTE
  • SPLC removes Amana from hate group map: PRESSCITIZEN
  • Transgender nurse files lawsuit against Iowa Corrections: AP
  • Medicaid suspends former head of Pleasant Hill agency: REGISTER
  • Waterloo school board sets administrative salaries: WCFCOURIER
  • Can Kemin help revive Des Moines’ floundering agribusiness park?:  REGISTER
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  • Iowa lands $1.3 billion Apple data center:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • State approves millions in tax incentives for Apple data centers: RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa’s wind power ‘paramount’ to Apple’s decision on new data centers: RADIOIOWA
  • Apple puts ‘faith’ in Waukee with $100 million pledge: REGISTER
  • Special interest groups spend big at Iowa Capitol:REGISTER
  • Iowa DOT chalks up another loss in its bid to issue traffic citations: PRESSCITIZEN
  • Iowa Hawkeye athletics to give more money to the ‘wider university mission’: GAZETTE
  • Iowa cop fatal shooting video subject of private meeting:REGISTER
  • Election 2018!  Iowa Democratic gubernatorial candidates come down on labor’s side at event: QCTIMES
  • King’s advice to Trump: get a ‘point person’ for the wall: RADIOIOWA
  • After 48 years, Air Force veteran receives medals: WCFCOURIER
  • Waterloo man charged with sending threatening tweets to Sen. Ernst: GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Q-C unemployment falls to 4.4% in July:  QCTIMES
  • State seeks input on Herbert Hoover Highway interchange: GAZETTE
  • Cedar Rapids official: City employees had been unaware co-worker brought shotgun to work:  GAZETTE
  • DNR to oversee new recreation area in Central Iowa: RADIOIOWA
  • Operation Clean Sweep offers help, not handcuffs, in Linn County:  GAZETTE
  • Judge dismisses restraining order against Iowa GOP activist:  REGISTER
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  • New Iowa license plate: ‘City and Country Reboot’: GAZETTE
  • DOT director says new plate designs not considered after criticism of finalists:  RADIOIOWA
  • Solar eclipse: Iowans look upward, but clouds get in the way:  GAZETTE
  • 2017 Iowa State Fair eclipses previous attendance record: RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa schools prepare for teens without required meningitis shots: REGISTER
  • Grassley says white nationalism is not American during North Iowa visit:GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Grassley hoping country heard Trump denounce bigotry last night: RADIOIOWA
  • Ernst in Sioux City assesses Trump, McConnell leadership: SCJOURNAL
  • Ernst says senate should make health care changes ‘in smaller chunks’: RADIOIOWA
  • Amana leaders seek explanation for being called home of hate group:  REGISTER
  •  Election 2018!  Another Democrat enters race to oppose US Rep. King: AP
  • Wellmark accused of violating privacy of Iowa teen with severe hemophilia: REGISTER
  • Newest exhibit to showcase personal side of Iowa’s African American history: GAZETTE
  • Cedar Falls fireworks ban stalled:  WCFCOURIER
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No way’ Iowans can afford 7 percent tuition increase, Reynolds says:  WCFCOURIER
Governor Reynolds says ‘racial bigotry’ is ‘unacceptable’:  RADIOIOWA
Toyota plant could cost Iowa hundreds of millions in incentives:  REGISTER
Joni Ernst appreciates ‘calm, civil’ town hall meeting:  GAZETTE
Reynolds reassures DOT artist about plate designs:  RADIOIOWA
Election 2018!  Prichard suspends candidacy for governor:  QCTIMES
Search narrows for Regents executive director:  WCFCOURIER
Catching distracted drivers can be difficult, law enforcement says:  QCTIMES
Trump’s trade policies haven’t hurt Iowa, but there’s a missed opportunity:  SCJOURNAL
CCI continues push for master matrix changes:  WCFCOURIER
Environmentalists oppose new Iowa water quality rule:  GAZETTE
Iowa teen files civil suit against mother convicted of abuse:  REGISTER
Man sentenced to life in prison for deadly Iowa jail escape:  AP
IDOT shows proposed improvements to western edge of interstate system:  DAILYNONPAREIL
Iowa university leaders denounce Virginia ‘terrorism’:  GAZETTE
Effort underway to raise funds for Rape Victim Advocacy Program:  RADIOIOWA
After ambassadorship, Dandekar forms new consulting firm:  GAZETTE

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  • University of Iowa’s aggressive tuition plan meets opposition: GAZETTE
  • U-I president calls for 5 years of 7.08% tuition increases: RADIOIOWA
  • Lag in Trump’s condemnation frustrates Iowa GOP Sen. Ernst: AP
  • C.R. girl convicted of assault doesn’t want to be sent out of state: GAZETTE
  • Disabled Iowans don’t have limitless rights to Medicaid services, state lawyers say:  REGISTER
  • Activists protest state’s $1 million insurance rule for Iowa Capitol rallies: REGISTER
  • Iowa ACLU: Windsor Heights can’t tell residents to take down sidewalk signs: RADIOIOWA
  • Election 2018!  Reynolds’ campaign declines to release details on schedule: AP
  • Election 2018!  Wilburn, former Iowa City mayor, running for Iowa governor: QCTIMES
  • Marion police chief pushing plan to consolidate Linn County 911 operations:  GAZETTE
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  • Iowa’s three potential license plate designs unveiled: GAZETTE
  • Vote for the new plates at https://iowadot.gov/StateFair/PickAPlate.aspx
  • More Iowans able to keep, afford health coverage under insurance commissioner’s plan: Analysis: GAZETTE 
  • Kirsten Anderson offered state $1.25M settlement in harassment case that earned her $2.2M verdict:  REGISTER
  • Workers endure heat, wind to repair Iowa Capitol dome: AP
  • Iowa Capitol Digest: Governor seeks federal disaster declaration for storm damage: QCTIMES
  • Iowa’s high-stakes Medicaid payment talks have bogged down, but it’s not clear why: REGISTER
  • Swing-district House GOP feel the heat on health care:  AP
  • Loebsack calls Trump North Korea rhetoric ‘irresponsible’: QCTIMES
  • Lawsuit: State employees worked in environment ‘fraught with harassment’: REGISTER
  • Top donors able to lease homes on Iowa State Fairgrounds:REGISTER
  • EPA chief: ‘production levels & demand matter’ in RFS decision:RADIOIOWA
  • Will rural Iowa wither as big ag becomes bigger, squeezing out farms in the middle?: REGISTER
  • Election 2018!  Two Democrats emerge as candidates in 4th congressional district:  RADIOIOWA
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  • In Iowa courthouses, gun debate comes down to court ruling vs. state law:  REGISTER
  • New trial sought after jury awards former Senate staffer $2.2 million:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa juvenile home transfers sue over alleged abuse at Wisconsin facility:  AP
  • Des Moines cuts deal to prevent federal courthouse at the Riverfront YMCA site:  REGISTER
  • VA not directly to blame for Iowa veteran Ketchum’s suicide, inspectors conclude:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Hot Lotto game’s days are numbered in Iowa:  GAZETTE
  • GOP activist Darrell Kearney dies at 76:  REGISTER
  • Sioux City Air Guard refueling unit gets call to deploy:  RADIOIOWA
  • Loebsack calls for stabilizing health insurance markets:  QCTIMES
  • Should Iowa schools be measured by how well students do in college?:  REGISTER
  • Pedestrian deaths fall slightly after previous year’s spike:  SCJOURNAL
  • Parolee accused of killing Iowa City cab driver had been deemed a risk:  AP
  • Election 2018!  Glasson calls for ‘bold, progressive’ agenda:  GAZETTE
  • Four overdose on synthetic fentanyl in Council Bluffs:  RADIOIOWA
  • Worth County residents rally opposition to CAFOs:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Clinton County Courthouse to be closed for two weeks for structural issues:  QCTIMES
  • Former Iowa State President Leath making almost $100K more at Auburn:  GAZETTE
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  • Iowa casino revenue shows modest growth:  GAZETTE
  • Reynolds expects minimal layoffs in state government:  RADIOIOWA
  • At town meeting dominated by health care, Ernst says she’s undecided on Senate legislation:  REGISTER
  • Ernst ‘optimistic’ health care bill may happen, wouldn’t oppose involving Democrats:  RADIOIOWA
  • FBI: Man who threatened Ernst falsely thought she was in ISIS:  REGISTER
  • Feds’ new courthouse site ‘a really, really big disappointment,’ Des Moines leaders say:  REGISTER
  • Reynolds urges driver safety around utility vehicles:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa Board of Regents launches search for next executive director:  GAZETTE
  • Attendees grill DNR officials over layoffs, cuts to forestry program:  GAZETTE
  • Sioux City Council exploring potential for public vote on fireworks discharge dates:  SCJOURNAL
  • Des Moines police issue zero fireworks citations despite new ordinance:  REGISTER
  • Election 2018!  Thomas Heckroth joins field of candidates seeking to unseat U.S. Rep. Rod Blum:  WCFCOURIER
  • Caucus Watch 2020!  Bernie Sanders plans Iowa City stop on book tour:  QCTIMES
  • Vote No group alleges Liberty principal illegally advocated for Iowa City bond issue:  PRESSCITIZEN
  • Iowa lawyer gets $285K in false arrest settlement:  AP
  • Prairieburg asking for help rebuilding park destroyed by tornado:  GAZETTE
  • Hail and wind do damage to crops and trees in Hancock County:  RADIOIOWA
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