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Iowa lawmakers OK waiver for Boy Scout legal settlement

Iowa lawmakers OK waiver for Boy Scout legal settlement

Governor Kim Reynolds, with just a few hours to spare, has signed a bill into law that will help hundreds of Iowans get a full payment from a legal settlement for victims who were abused by Boy Scout leaders. "Those who were sexually abused while in Boy Scouts should...

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Bill lets Iowa county with two courthouses close one

Bill lets Iowa county with two courthouses close one

A southeast Iowa lawmaker estimates up to half a million dollars could be saved in his county's budget due to the wide-ranging tax bill up for debate in the legislature today. One section in the bill gets rid of a law that dates back to Iowa's horse and buggy days. It...

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ISU student wins Goldwater academic scholarship

ISU student wins Goldwater academic scholarship

An Iowa State University student is among the few nationwide chosen for the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Emma Alstott is a global resource systems and horticulture major from Fort Dodge. Alstott learned she'd been picked for the academic honor last week after...

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Congresswoman Hinson slams Democrats for refusing to hold a trial for Homeland Security Secretary

Uncertainty about legal settlement for Iowa Boy Scouts

A man from Fort Dodge is hoping today's the day the Iowa House passes a bill to ensure he gets the entire payment he's due from a legal settlement. Joe Gargano is one of dozens of Iowa men who've alleged they were abused as children by Boy Scout leaders. There's a...

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Iowa judges’ pay among remaining state budget decisions

Iowa judges’ pay among remaining state budget decisions

Iowa legislators are making final decisions on next year's state spending plan, but disagreements remain as the Iowa General Assembly aims to adjourn for the year soon. Senate Republicans have proposed a 2% salary hike for Iowa judges. House Republicans have proposed...

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