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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Polk, Dallas, Story counties Sunday evening

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for central and eastern Iowa cities including Des Moines, Cedar Rapids and Iowa City until 11 p.m. Sunday. Polk, Dallas and Story counties were among the count included in the watch. An area stretching from Kansas City, Kansas to the Quad Cities is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
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Rift between Iowa governor and federal government displays lack of agency accountability

Kim Reynolds has made national headlines by calling for a congressional hearing and investigation into the transportation of 19 migrant children through an Iowa airport. After being given false information by an executive agency that should have full knowledge of the planned transfer of minors, Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds and Democrat U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne are seeking answers from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
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Battle Rapper From Eminem's '8 Mile' Gets Kicked Outta Iowa

DES MOINES, IA – A battle rapper from Eminem’s 8 Mile blockbuster took another L this week. According to the Des Moines Register, Gerald “Strike” Sanders, who is best known for his role as Lyckety-Splyt in the 2002 film, was banned from doing business in Iowa by the state’s Attorney General Tom Miller.
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Jury awards $8 million in defamation case

A jury has awarded damages totaling $8 million to a Polk County man and his daughter in a defamation case against a Des Moines lawyer who repeatedly claimed the man had molested his daughter. A jury returned a verdict June 8 that awarded a total of $8 million to Thomas...
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Grimes teen missing from Sioux City treatment center found safe

A Grimes teen who walked away from a Sioux City treatment center Monday was found safe Friday, according to a Facebook post by her father. Isabella Benavidez, 14, was being treated at the Roserance Jackson Center. Around 10 p.m. Monday her parents were told she was missing. On Friday morning her mother said Benavidez walked away from the center with another girl.