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    Evansdale middle school closed by fire
    Fire forced the evacuation and early dismissal of students at a Waterloo-area middle school today. Firefighters were called to Bunger Middle School in Evansdale when a school resource officer noticed smoke in a hallway. Evansdale Fire Chief Kent Smock says the school’s nearly 400 students and 50 faculty members were evacuated safely and taken to […]
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    Students escape serious injury in Fort Madison bus accident
    A school bus, carrying dozens of children, collided with an SUV this morning in southeast Iowa. Nicole Baker, transportation director for the Fort Madison Community School District, says the bus was carrying 39 students. None of them were seriously injured. “One of the students later complained of a sore arm. They paid attention to her […]
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    Republican Rand Paul campaigns in Iowa; Vice President Biden returning Monday
    Big names from both parties are visiting the state in the final weeks before the November 4th election. Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul is in Iowa to rally support for Republican candidates up and down the ticket. Speaking today at the University of Northern Iowa on behalf of First District candidate Rod Blum, Paul says […]
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    Winnebago County doubles bounty to deal with beaver problem
    The Winnebago County Board of Supervisors has doubled its bounty on beavers after having troubles with the animals building dams in their drainage districts. Farmers there have already removed a dam built into one drainage ditch and are hoping to catch the beaver before he builds another one. Winnebago County Conservation Board Chairman Robert Schwartz […]
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    Beware of bogus World Series tickets and Ebola email scams
    With Game Two of the World Series tonight in Kansas City, many Iowans are planning road trips if they can snap up deals on tickets. Jim Hegarty, with the Better Business Bureau, says if you’re shopping at an online ticket broker, proceed with extreme caution. “I would really make sure to check their reputation, look […]
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