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    Council Bluffs hosts ‘Best in the Midwest’ tattoo convention
    If you’ve ever considered getting some ink, southwest Iowa is the place to go for being needled this weekend. What’s called the “Best in the Midwest Tattoo Convention” is being held in Council Bluffs. An Omaha tattoo shop owner, who only goes by the name Smitty, organized the event. “We’ll have 120 booths and most […]
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    Governor: school spending decision won’t happen quickly
    Governor Terry Branstad is predicting legislators will have a tough time making a school funding decision this year. “I don’t think that’s going to happen quickly because there’s some big issues to be resolved,” Branstad told Radio Iowa during an interview Thursday. Legislative leaders from both parties have been saying they hope to strike a […]
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    ‘Let’s not blow this out of proportion,’ Sanders says of Iowa Caucus results
    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is tamping down the furor over the results of the Iowa Democratic Party’s Caucuses. Sanders and Hillary Clinton debated last night in New Hampshire, on MSNBC, and one of the questions was about the photo finish here on Monday night. Moderator Chuck Todd mentioned The Des Moines Register editorial saying that […]
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    Two deer shot in Allamakee County test positive for CWD
    Samples from two deer taken during the hunting season in Allamakee County have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. DNR spokesman, Kevin Baskins, says it’s the third straight year CWD has been found in the eastern Iowa area. Baskins says these two year were in the same general vicinity that the infected deer have been […]
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    Surf Ballroom Winter Dance Party features Crickets reunion
    The largest-ever reunion of Crickets band members highlights this year’s Winter Dance Party at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake. The annual event honors the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and “The Big Bopper” J. P. Richardson, who performed on the Surf stage on February 3rd, 1959, before dying in a plane crash northwest […]
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