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Def Leppard Will Share a Stage With Donald Trump in Iowa

When Def Leppard takes the stage at the Iowa State Fair next month, they will be introduced and welcomed by none other than Donald Trump. Def Leppard is touring with classic rock acts Styx and Tesla, who will also be on the bill at the State Fair Grandstand on the fairgrounds in Des Moines on August 15. Def Leppard has …

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Man Assaults Pregnant Wife with McChicken Sandwich

A Des Moines, Iowa man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly assaulting his pregnant wife with a McDonald’s McChicken sandwich. Police responded to a domestic disturbance at the couple’s residence, where Marvin Tramaine Hill II, 21, confessed to throwing the McChicken at his wife. He admitted he did it because “he doesn’t like them.” Hill added that his wife woke him …

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Joni Ernst Pulls Ahead Of Bruce Braley In Latest Quinnipiac Iowa Senate Poll

Quinnipiac University has released a poll that places Republican candidate Joni Ernst six points ahead of her Democratic challenger, Bruce Braley, to replace Tom Harkin as the U.S. Senator from Iowa. Why would Iowans be favoring Ernst? Assistant director of the Quinnipiac University poll, Peter A. Brown, gave his opinion on the matter: “The tale of independent voters tells you …

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Rand Paul Drops Burger, Runs From Immigrants

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky was at a fundraiser in Okoboji, Iowa, sitting down to eat next to Rep. Steve King of Iowa. A young lady named Erika Andiola and some other activists approached the table where King and Paul were sitting and handed King a card. It was her DACA card, her documentation that allows her to stay in …

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Derecho Threat: Severe Storm Pummels Midwest

A derecho is often classified as a type of extreme weather phenomenon, which refers to an inland-type of hurricane accompanied by heavy thunderstorms. Derechos are capable of inflicting extensive damage to wide areas. According to the Storm Prediction Center, derechos are at least 240 miles wide and produce long-lived straight-line wind damage. On Tuesday, extreme weather, heavy flooding and severe …

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Joni Ernst Wins GOP Primary in Iowa for US Senate

In order to achieve a majority in the United States Senate after the next election cycle, the Republican Party must win six additional seats. Fortunately for conservatives, fate seemed to be smiling on the GOP Tuesday as Republican candidate Joni Ernst dominated her competition in the Iowa state primary in order to become the Republican nominee in the highly-anticipated Senatorial …

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Mary Wolfe: Iowa State Rep.’s Sisters Found Dead

Sarah and Susan Wolfe, the sisters of Iowa State Rep. Mary Wolfe, were found shot to death inside their Pittsburgh, Pa. home a few days ago, according to the local police. Based on reports from the Allegheny County medical examiner’s office, both deaths were ruled a homicide, but authorities haven’t come up with any suspects or a motive. The bodies …

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Infant Found Alive! 6-Day-Old Kayden Is Back With Parents

Brianna Marshall discovered her 5-day-old son, Kayden, missing from his bassinette around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday and immediately called police. Officials said that within an hour of her call, they were investigating Brianna’s stepsister Kristin Smith. Just over 24 hours is all it took for authorities to find the baby boy, which they discovered in a plastic storage crate outside …

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Infant Found Alive in a Tote Bag 250 Miles Away From Home

An Iowa police chief found a 6-day-old baby boy Friday who was abducted Thursday morning from his cradle in a Wisconsin home. Kayden Powell was found 250 miles away from home outside a gas station in West Branch, Iowa. Forty police officers were dispatched to a 911 call in search of the infant. FBI agent G.B. Jones reported that the baby’s cries …

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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are All Alright

Pretty comforting to see a TV couple turn into a real-life couple. Makes us believe that maybe something special happened behind the scenes to spark real love. After seeing Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher break up and make up throughout the eight seasons of That 70’s Show, we’re now privy to a real-life continuation of their romance as they frolic …

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Dying Inmate Granted ‘Compassionate Release’

Kristina Fetters, an inmate in an Iowa prison, was granted ‘compassionate release’ on Tuesday by a parole board. Fetters, now 33, was convicted of murdering her 73-year-old aunt, Arlene Klehm, in 1994. She was only 14 at the time of her trial and conviction, and entered the prison at 15. Fetters was diagnosed in September as having inoperable stage 4 …

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Dying Inmate Paroled For Hospice Care

Kristina Fetters, now 33-years-old, was convicted of murdering her great-aunt, Arlene Klehm, 73, in 1995 at the age of 14. She was the youngest inmate in Iowa to be serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. However, after Fetters was diagnosed with inoperable stage four breast cancer, the Parole Board granted her a “compassion release”, on Tuesday, so …

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