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More details released in death of man who killed two in Union County
The deputy warden at the Iowa Medical and Classification Center in Coralville is providing some details about the apparent suicide of an inmate who was sent to prison just a few weeks ago. Greg Ort says 37-year-old Jerry Dillinger was in a single cell, meaning he did not have a cellmate. Dillinger was found unresponsive […]Full Post...
Utilities Board schedules more time for discussion of Bakken pipeline
The chair of the Iowa Utilities Board announced today that they have scheduled at least three more meeting to discuss the request for a construction permit for the Bakken oil pipeline. That announcement ended speculation the three-member board would make a decision on the issue following today’s meeting. Board members continued discussion on several issues […]Full Post...
Halt to managed care for Iowa Medicaid patients passes Senate; House won’t consider it
Three Republicans have joined all 26 Democrats in the Iowa Senate in voting for a bill that would “terminate” Republican Governor Terry Branstad’s plan to shift 560,000 Medicaid patients in Iowa into managed care plans. “We need to put a dagger in this,” said Senator David Johnson, a Republican from Ocheyedan. “It’s moving too fast.” […]Full Post...
Propane prices continue to stay put
We’re past the half-way point of winter and propane prices are holding steady, a big relief to Iowans who heat their homes with the fuel, especially after a record-setting price spike two years ago. Harold Hommes, a fuels analyst with the Iowa Department of Agriculture, says there’s a huge surplus of propane right now, setting […]Full Post...
Iowa’s electric coops happy with court ruling on Clean Power Plan
A spokesman for the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives says the organization is happy to see the Supreme Court Ruling that halts the implementation of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan regulations until lawsuits on the issue are settled. Association executive vice president Chuck Soderberg says the cost of complying is a big issue. “We are […]Full Post...
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