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Cars pass by snow mounds in Flagstaff, Ariz., Sunday, March 1, 2015. Snow and rain soaked parts of northern and central Arizona on Sunday, while a storm in California began to drift into the state’s southern region. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
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Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, March 2, 2015, in Geneva. Kerry delivered a vigorous defense of Israel before a U.N. body that Washington deems biased against the Jewish state. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during a conference on innovation and competitiveness hosted by the European Investment Bank in Berlin, Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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In this Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 photo, a shopper pays for produce at a Farmers Market in downtown Los Angeles. The Commerce Department releases its January report on consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, on Monday, March 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, a pediatrician uses a syringe to vaccinate a 1-year-old with the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in Northridge, Calif. A national survey of doctors in 2012 suggests that parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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A little girl looks out of a voting booth at a polling station in Tallinn, Estonia, on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Estonians are voting for a new Parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to tension in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Liis Treimann)
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, for a procedural vote as Congress moves toward a spending bill for the Homeland Security Department hours before a shutdown was to begin.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Homeland Security funding deal elusiveHouse leaders, Senate Democrats at odds over how to fund Homeland Security before deadline
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FILE - In this June 15, 2013 photo, supporters of NSA leaker Edward Snowden hold portraits of U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a demonstration outside the Consulate General of the United States in Hong Kong, accusing the U.S. government of infringing people's rights and privacy. In the two-plus years since President Xi Jinping took the helm of the ruling Communist Party, state media have become more strident in defending the one-party system and stoking nationalism. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
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  • More bills filed as funnel deadline nears

    State Rep. Curt Hanson represents Iowa House District 82, which includes most of Jefferson County and Davis and Van Buren counties, in the state Legislature. This week we've seen more and more bills filed each day as we near the funnel deadline, and we are continuing to work through consideration of these bills in our committees. The Fairfield Ledger, Mon, Feb 23 2015 @ 01:59 PM
  • Body found in Iowa creek that of missing woman

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office says a body found in a creek near a wrecked car is that of a missing Oskaloosa woman. On Saturday, officials identified the body as that of 45-year-old Sallie West, who was reported missing on Monday. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 06:11 PM
  • Suspect in Deadly Des Moines Shooting Identified

    Thirty-year-old Patrick Kirwan is charged with first degree murder and is being held in the Polk County Jail. Police say the shooting happened at 321 East Diehl Avenue around 5:00 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 35-year-old man inside the home dead from gunshot wounds. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Mar 2 2015 @ 06:09 AM
  • Family says body found in creek is missing woman

    We begin tonight near Grimes, where dive teams discovered a body in a creek near a submerged car. It all happened in Little Beaver Creek near Highway 141. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 07:51 AM
  • Body of Missing Oskaloosa Woman Found Near Grimes

    Family members confirm to Channel 13 News the body of Sallie West, 45, of Oskaloosa, was located while searching an area of Beaver Creek, north of Grimes. West's car was found in the creek Friday morning. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:25 PM
  • Arrest Made in Connection with Fatal Hit-and-Run

    Jayron Woods-Crawford, 27, of Des Moines was taken into custody by Des Moines Police on Wednesday. He is being held at the Polk County Jail. WHO-TV Des Moines, Wed, Feb 25 2015 @ 08:41 PM
  • Questions linger for family of missing woman found in creek

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office confirmed the body found Friday in Little Beaver Creek, north of Grimes, is 45-year-old Sallie West of Oskaloosa. Authorities confirmed the body they found yesterday in Little Beaver Creek is 45-year-old Sallie West of Oskaloosa. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Sun, Mar 1 2015 @ 03:28 PM
  • Dive Team And K-9 Units Searching For Missing Oskaloosa Woman

    Sgt. Brandon Bracelin of the Polk County Sheriff's Office reports that the body of a white female has been found near the area where West's vehicle was found. They are waiting for the medical examiner to arrive on the scene to help identify the body." Osky News, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 04:50 PM
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