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Students isolated as expulsion alternativeColorado students isolated in closet-sized rooms as expulsion alternative
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Daredevil Nik Wallenda, responds to a question during a news conference Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Chicago. On Sunday, Wallenda will attempt to walk uphill at a 15-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the 635-foot Leo Burnett Building.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Wallenda ready for windy Chicago tightrope walksTightrope walker Nik Wallenda says he's ready for windy Chicago skyscraper crossings
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Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scareCanada to stop giving visas to residents of West African countries with widespread Ebola
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FILE - This undated file photo taken from an Instagram posting shows an overlook of Crater Lake in Oregon with a rock painting. As investigators find more of the eerie faces scrawled on rocks in some of the West’s most picturesque landscapes, park managers are trying to figure out how they’ll get rid of the graffiti-like paintings. Casey Nocket, the 21-year-old suspect identified by the park service this week, allegedly used acrylic paint and markers to leave eerie faces in at least eight parks across California, Colorado, Utah and Oregon, including the one in this photo. (AP Photo/Instagram, File)
Painted faces at parks need painstaking removalArt or graffiti? Either way, removing paintings at national parks is painstaking work
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Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing deathFormer Florida A&M band member convicted of manslaughter in drum major's hazing death
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San Francisco Giants baseball player and World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner holds the MVP trophies during the victory parade for the 2014 World Series baseball champions on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Orange fever reins again at Giants victory paradeWorld Series hat trick again turns San Francisco into the Valley of the Giants
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FILE- In this March 30, 2014 file photo, riot police stand guard near a crowd protesting police shootings in Albuquerque, N.M. The U.S. Department of Justice and New Mexico's largest city are expected to make an announcement Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 about reforms for the troubled Albuquerque police force. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras, File)
Feds, Albuquerque reach deal on police reformUS officials, Albuquerque announce agreement on ordered police reforms
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Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney Ray Morrogh speaks in Fairfax, Va., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, after a an arraignment hearing for Jesse L. Matthew Jr., 32, in Fairfax County Circuit Court, where he was charged in a 2005 sexual assault unrelated to the disappearance and death University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. An attorney for Matthew said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity. Attorney James Camblos made the request for a psychiatric evaluation at an arraignment for Matthew, in Fairfax County Circuit Court, where he's charged in a 2005 sexual assault unrelated to Graham's disappearance and death. (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat) .
Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluatedAttorney wants suspect in U.Va. student Graham's abduction to undergo a psychiatric evaluation
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University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, left, shakes hands with interim athletic director Jim Hackett after a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Hackett, a former Steelcase CEO will replace Dave Brandon who resigned. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resignsMichigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns as football team struggles
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  • Dozen agents involved in effort at home care offices

    Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa Peter Deegan, Jr. released a statement to KCCI on Tuesday afternoon, saying "Government personnel were at 2500 University Ave. in West Des Moines earlier today on official business. No additional information is available at this time." KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Oct 28 2014 @ 07:01 PM
  • 'Get Out The Vote' Effort Blocks Voters In Polk County

    A "Get out the early vote" effort actually delaying potential voters from getting into the Polk County Auditor's office for about twenty minutes Friday morning. Sister Simone Campbell says one common complaint they're hearing out on the street is about all the negative campaign ads. WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 04:16 PM
  • Early Voting At Record Levels

    Latest numbers as of 10:30 Friday morning show more than 70-thousand absentee ballots returned in Polk County alone. And, Polk County Auditor Jamie Fitzgerald says it's shaping up to be the biggest early or absentee voting turn-out in a non-presidential election year. WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 04:16 PM
  • What will stop habitual OWI offenders in Iowa?

    The penalties for repeat drunken drivers in Iowa are stiff. They pay thousands of dollars in fines, losing your driver's license and even prison, but sometimes even that is not enough to keep them from driving again. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 11:22 PM
  • Dona t criticize Iowa farmers, say Des Moines voters

    The Post's Ben Terris spoke to voters in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday on their thoughts going into the 2014 Iowa Senate race. "Iowa is the only state that actually has these [ads] as bad as we do because we're so in the middle," one voter told The Post's Ben Terris. The Washington Post, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 05:11 PM
  • 3 school districts receive state literacy grants

    Three Iowa school districts have been notified they'll receive grants from the state to boost the literacy skills of students who don't speak English. The Denison, Des Moines and Postville districts will receive grants. Education Week, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 03:50 PM
  • GOP team upbeat as Iowa political campaigns near final days

    U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak, speaks at a campaign stop at a West Des Moines restaurant on Friday as Gov. Terry Branstad and other GOP candidates listen. The GOP team also made stops in Fort Dodge, Sioux City and Council Bluffs on Friday. KCRG, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 01:08 PM
  • Man leads police on chase, hops train to escape

    Des Moines police said a man is on the run after leading officers on a chase overnight and jumping on a train to escape. New this morning. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 08:10 AM
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