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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stock markets fell Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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  • Des Moines man arrested in May shooting death

    LB Goodjoint, 23, of Des Moines, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, a police statement said. Goodjoint fled on foot after he was pulled over in a traffic stop, the statement said. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 06:16 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
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 PM
  • After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive

    After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive Abduction of their soon-to-be-adopted kids in Nigeria shattered their dream of family. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1uoSmN0 Isaiah and Salome Nengean were ready to bring two children from Nigeria to their Urbandale home, when they were abducted in hopes of a randsome. USA Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:51 PM
  • 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
  • Farm Bureau concerned about designating bypass an interstate

    The Polk County Farm Bureau has raised concerns about Pleasant Hill and Altoona's recent approval of a signage initiative aimed at helping redesignate the U.S. Highway 65 bypass as an "interstate." The Des Moines Register, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Gallery Players' 'Annie Get Your Gun' starts Friday

    Then Mark Hastings, manager at J.R. Tobacco in Burlington, urged Wilkerson to "take a look at the photo in the warehouse." The picture, of Buffalo Bill, shocked Wilkerson. Burlington Times News, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 05:48 AM
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