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  • 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
  • Should some fire stations be relocated?

    Are fire stations in the right spots, are there enough firefighters? -- Des Moines is looking at how its fire department is set up. First at 10! Staffing.. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 11:19 AM
  • Ray Young Bear interview on Sprouts radio program

    Sprouts, a weekly radio program, released an interview with Meskwaki writer Ray Young Bear. The interview entitled "Iowa: Off the Beaten Path" is available as an online track via Pacifica Network. Tama News-Herald, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 02:41 AM
  • Arsonist Set to be Released from Prison Early

    An Indianola man sentenced to 30 years in prison on arson and drug charges is making plans for his release and it's coming after just two years behind bars. Forty-eight-year-old David Brommel's crime spree started in 2011 with meth manufacturing charges. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:37 PM
  • K9 helps capture man who shot at police

    A man is in custody after firing at police. 20-year-old Michael Speech of Des Moines shot at an officer after a traffic stop. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:37 PM
  • Iowa cancer survivors planning hike in Peru

    They've climbed the Himalayas and run across the US. Now, the Des Moines based Above and Beyond Cancer group is embarking on a new challenge. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:36 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
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM
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