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New Iowa Laws Set Into Motion

DES MOINES  IOWA  – A number of new Iowa laws take effect Wednesday including new law would allow grocery stores and liquor stores with the proper permit to sell craft beer in refillable containers, known as ‘growlers.’ Another law would likely allow sledding in more public parks next winter by protecting cities from liability if people are […]

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Mental Health Facilities Close in Iowa

DES MOINES IOWA  – Two state-run mental health treatment facilities closed their doors and laid off all their workers Tuesday night, according to the union that represents some of the facilities’ workers. The mental health institutes in Mount Pleasant and Clarinda closed Tuesday, the final day of the state’s fiscal year. Gov. Terry Branstad announced […]