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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber delivers during the first inning a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Minneapolis. AP Photo/Paul Battaglia)
Kluber strikes out 14; Indians beat Twins 7-2Corey Kluber strikes out 14. Indians stay close in Wild Card race with 7-2 win over Minnesota
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This image released by 20th Century Fox shows a scene from the film, "The Maze Runner." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Ben Rothstein)
'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M'The Maze Runner' races past 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' with $32.5 million
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81), defended by Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields (37) makes a catch during the first half of an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
Lions stuff Packers 19-7Detroit's defense smothers Green Bay, keys 19-7 victory over Rodgers, Packers
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Man seen with UVa student faces driving chargeChief: Arrest warrants issued on reckless driving charge for man seen with missing UVa student
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Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer celebrates a 1-yard touchdown run by running back Terrance West in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
Tucker's field goal lifts Ravens over Browns 23-21Justin Tucker's 32-yard field goal as time expires gives Ravens 23-21 win over Browns
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel (16) is tackled by New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton (50) and strong safety Kenny Vaccaro (32) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Cassel injured his foot injury on the play. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
Vikings QB Matt Cassel breaks foot vs. SaintsVikings QB Matt Cassel breaks foot vs. Saints, relieved by rookie Bridgewater
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews celebrates after scoring on a touchdown pass from quarterback Nick Foles during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
Matthews, Maclin lead Eagles over Redskins 37-34Philly receivers outdo former Eagle Jackson in nasty 37-34 win over Washington
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Supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai celebrate with music and dancing near his residence after he was named the winner and next president by the Afghan election commission, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Ending an election season that began with first-round ballots cast in April, Afghanistan's two presidential candidates, Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah, signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secretAfghanistan names new president after power-sharing deal, but vote total kept hidden
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This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)
Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs helpRelatives: Veteran accused of sneaking into White House needs help, wouldn't have hurt anyone
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Woman whose brother died in Vietnam meets a veteran who served with him

    In 1967, when she was just a high school freshman, Bette Christensen was called to the principal's office at her school in Des Moines, Iowa. Her brother, Donald "Butch" Peddicord, 25, was killed in Vietnam, administrators told her. Stars and Stripes, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 03:44 AM
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