Letter: Affordable child care still out of reach

Skyrocketing child care costs are crippling Iowa working families and forcing many to choose between their jobs and their families.That's a decision n ...

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Dustin Jefferson found guilty of murder in third trial

NEWTON - A Jasper County jury only took two and half hours on Tuesday to find Dustin Jefferson guilty of helping his mother kill his wife in 2013.This ...

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Esther Newton

MANCHESTER Esther Mae Newton, 87, of Manchester, formerly of Delhi and the Davenport area, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Manchester.

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Heller, Iowa baseball focused on sustaining success

IOWA CITY - When a program sees success - especially that which it hasn't in decades - oftentimes sustaining that success is far more difficult than a ...

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Letter: Fewer guns doesn’t mean fewer crimes

It is curious that The Gazette continues to use Jeremy Brigham as a source for anti-gun comments. Brigham may be a nice fellow and can certainly be co ...

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Lois Hermsen

LOIS M. HERMSEN Independence Lois M. Hermsen, 76, of Independence, died Monday evening, Feb. 8, 2016, at Buchanan County Health Center in Indepe ...

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Oaknoll’s Patricia Heiden running for Johnson County Supervisor

IOWA CITY - A longtime leader of an Iowa City retirement care facility has announced her bid for Johnson County's Board of Supervisors.Patricia Heiden ...

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Iowa Senate votes to end Medicaid privatization

DES MOINES - The Iowa Senate voted 29-19 Thursday to approve a bill seeking to halt Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to have private managed care companies ...

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Bakken pipeline decision may not come until March

DES MOINES - The Iowa Utilities Board will not rule on a request for a permit to build an interstate pipeline today, which is the final day of four da ...

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FBI tightens grip on final occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Federal agents on Wednesday closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refu ...

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Eugene Weber

SIGOURNEY Eugene Weber, 72, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Holm Funeral Home, Sigourney.

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Deanna Carr

MAQUOKETA Deanna P. "Dee" Carr, 74, died Monday morning, Feb. 8, 2016. Carson Celebration of Life Center, Maquoketa.

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Eileen Fratzke

FAIRBANK Eileen Eleanor Fratzke, 97, of rural Fairbank, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. White Funeral Home, Jesup.

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