Iowa law makes marijuana oil legal to possess but impossible to get

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Iowa, News  /  No Comments

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Paperwork and bureaucracy but no actual medicine. That’s Iowa’s new prescription for children suffering from intractable epilepsy.

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State audit uncovers misuse of county credit cards

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  Iowa, News  /  No Comments

photo courtesy of Monona County

Brooke Kuhlmann’s promising career as a county auditor ended after her arrest on drug charges. Now a report documents her misuse of official credit cards.

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Lax oversight may have led to $279,000 misappropriation, auditor says

By   /  October 8, 2014  /  Iowa, News  /  No Comments

BIG MONEY: The AFL-CIO coalition spends tens of millions on politics each year

Lax oversight allowed a secretary at the Mahaska County Soil and Water Conservation District to misappropriate $279,000. It’s an old story in rural Iowa.

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IRS decides Iowan is not authorized to speak on his own behalf

By   /  October 3, 2014  /  Iowa, IRS, News  /  No Comments

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The IRS has informed Jason Dinesen he’s not authorized to speak on his own behalf.

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MSNBC: Iowa’s Bruce Braley ‘a terrible candidate’

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Iowa, Video 1  /  No Comments

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Iowa city to pay thousands to be a ‘community of distinction’

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Iowa, News  /  No Comments

photo courtesy of city of Wapello

Wapello is going to spend thousands to appear on an infomercial produced by a company whose CEO has been accused of defrauding clients in the past.

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