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FILE - This Oct. 7, 2014, file photo shows Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn and Republican candidate David Perdue talking after their debate in Perry, Ga. In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Nunn told the boisterous crowd she was "glad to be home." Purdue stood on the same debate stage and bellowed: "Welcome to Perdue country." Neither candidate lives near the fairgrounds, much less among cattle or row crops. But both candidates have made a concerted play for rural and small-town voters. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate raceIn tight Georgia Senate race, voters weigh ideology and compromise with Perdue, Nunn
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Patient Nina Pham, center, with her mother Diana Berry, right, and sister Cathy Pham, left, smiles as members of the NIH staff outside applaud during a news conference at NIH in Bethesda, Md., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.  Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from ObamaNewly released Ebola-free nurse get Obama's thanks, White House hug, then returns to Texas
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Fans and players stand for the national anthem during the opening ceremonies as the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals in Game 3 of the baseball World Series, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Bay Area News Group, Patrick Tehan)
Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series leadBehind defense and bullpen, Royals edge Giants 3-2 to take 2-1 lead in World Series
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People walk past The Meatball Shop, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, recently ate at the restaurant, which was temporarily closed Friday as a precaution. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooderEbola-stricken doctor seen as globe-trotting do-gooder driven to join global health fight
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Peggy Ray, right, hugs her daughter, Shayla Kline, 15, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at a church where students were taken following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
School gunman was homecoming prince, students sayOfficials, students say Seattle-area homecoming prince kills 1, wounds 4 before shooting self
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, a specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The market's flux over the past week has given investors pause for thought. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pauseFlip-flop in stocks provides reality check for investors
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo released by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department shows Deputy Danny Oliver who was one of two law enforcement officers shot and killed in two Northern California counties, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Marcelo Marquez, 34, was taken into custody in Auburn,Calif.  after he allegedly shot and killed Oliver, and wounded a bystander before driving to Auburn where he shot and killed Placer County Sheriff's Homicide Detective Michael David Davis Jr., and wounded Placer County deputy Jeff Davis.  Marquez was eventually captured and taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries before he being booked into jail. (AP Photo/Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)
Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputiesSuspect shoots 3 California deputies and civilian, killing 2 before capture in massive manhunt
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Supporters of presidential candidate for the ruling Broad Front party, Tabare Vazquez, wearing paper birds on their heads as a symbol of the vote against a plebiscite to lower the age of criminal responsibility for serious crimes from 18 to 16, attend his closing campaign rally in Montevideo, Uruguay Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Uruguay’s presidential election is set to go into a runoff as undecided voters could opt for change Sunday Oct. 26, despite an economic boom and social reforms led by the ruling Broad Front coalition. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contestUruguay president's party leads going into contest to replace him, but clear win not assured
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A woman sits in front of a store near a mural of Jesus Christ in the Mare slum, ahead of a presidential run-off election in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, who's running for re-election, and her challenger Aecio Neves are in a tight election contest that will culminate on Sunday, Oct. 26 when voters decide who'll be the next leader of Latin America's biggest economy. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'Brazil's election pits 'ghosts of past' against 'monsters of present' as president leads polls
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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  • East High players focusing on what's ahead

    The football game that was forfeited after threats to the school will not be considered a "win" for Ames or a "loss" for East on their records. The "no contest" ruling by the Iowa's High School Association means the canceled game will not be considered a loss for East High School or a win for Ames High School. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:58 PM
  • Carlisle teacher charged with drug possession

    A long-time Carlisle Middle School teacher and high school coach has been charged with crack cocaine possession after police found drugs on him during a traffic stop. Polk County Jail records show Jim Alden Flaws of Carlisle has been charged with possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 05:38 PM
  • Carlisle Softball Coach Arrested on Drugs Charges

    Des Moines police arrested Jim Flaws, 55, for possessing crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia and was booked into the Polk County Jail. The Carlisle softball coach of 29 years was one of eight finalists for national softball coach of the year over the summer. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 11:56 AM
  • Father, Driver Charged in Connection with Baby's Death

    Des Moines police say two men have been charged in connection with the death of an infant who died after he was run over by an SUV back in August. Police say four-month-old Breland Garrett was in a child car seat in the driveway at 2523 E. Walnut on August 30th when an SUV rolled over him. WHO-TV Des Moines, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 10:43 PM
  • Ordinance would ban 'aggressive' panhandling

    A homeless advocate tells us some of the homeless have made their way to West Des Moines. And they are panhandling at the entrance and exit ramps from the freeways. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 08:45 PM
  • First-year Michael Crisp. Photo courtesy of Polk County Jail

    Drake University first-year Michael Crisp was arrested and charged with first-degree harassment after posting threatening messages on Yik Yak Thursday afternoon. Crisp posted bond after his arrest at approximately 3 a.m. Friday morning by the Des Moines Police Department. The Times-Delphic, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 10:46 PM
  • Efforts to save Des Moines' YMCA continue tonight

    Porter's been leading an effort to get the City of Des Moines to designate the downtown YMCA building as a landmark. That would make tax credits available for preservation, something Porter thinks the city should do with the structure. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 04:47 PM
  • New phone ap developed as potential crime-fighting tools

    John Negrete was frustrated. Someone had broken into a woman's car, stolen her purse and used her credit card at a Des Moines convenience store. The Des Moines Register, Mon, Oct 20 2014 @ 03:00 AM
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