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Hobby Lobby returns smuggled artifacts to Iraq, pays $3 million penalty

Hobby Lobby returns smuggled artifacts to Iraq, pays $3 million penalty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hobby Lobby has returned smuggled artifacts worth millions to Iraq, and agreed to pay a $3 million penalty after alleged illegal activities, the federal government says. On…

Iowa state parks Camping Kickoff is this weekend

Iowa state parks Camping Kickoff is this weekend

CLEAR LAKE – Forecasters are predicting beautiful weather for the weekend when state park campgrounds will celebrate Camping Kickoff, May 4 – 6. State parks will feature more than 40…

Iowa lawmakers pass “nation’s strongest pro-life legislation”

Iowa lawmakers pass “nation’s strongest pro-life legislation”

DES MOINES – A bill that protects the lives of unborn children has passed the Iowa Legislature and could be signed by Governor Kim Reynolds. The “heartbeat bill” now heads…

Police catch man accused of murdering Iowa woman and setting garage on fire

Police catch man accused of murdering Iowa woman and setting garage on fire

CEDAR RAPIDS – An Iowa woman was murdered this weekend and her garage set on fire, and police say they have a suspect in custody. The Cedar Rapids Police Department,…

Floyd county voters approve new jail and courthouse renovations

Floyd county voters approve new jail and courthouse renovations

CHARLES CITY – Voters in Floyd county gave a big thumbs-up to build a new jail and renovations at the county courthouse. The May 1 Bond Referendum – Unofficial Results…

Persons in so-called “caravan” who crossed into U.S. from Mexico caught and arrested

Persons in so-called “caravan” who crossed into U.S. from Mexico caught and arrested

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice this week filed criminal charges against eleven different suspected members of the so-called “caravan” in the United States District Court for the Southern…