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Tests back in McDonald's burger topped with marijuana case

A couple told police that they found marijuana on their burger in April.

Dahl's to close another metro store, renovate 2 others

The announcement was just made this morning.

Man charged with sexual assaults at Special Olympics

The man was charged with multiple counts of third-degree sexual abuse.

Kozitza retiring from Des Moines Public Works

He has been with the city for 38 years.

Flooding forces course changes for Hy-Vee Triathlon

A flood warning is in place on the Raccoon River.

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List of road closures for Hy-Vee Triathlon this weekend

Fleur, MLK Parkway, Park Avenue and more will be affected.

3 businesses out of 29 failed to pass this test

The check was conducted on Wednesday.

Report: Iowa State loans went to regent's LLC

The agribusiness owned by Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter was awarded $480,000 in no-interest loans from an Iowa State University-run program months after he joined the school's governing board.

Expect big changes this fall at ISU football games

Construction is well underway on the end zone at Jack Trice Stadium.

Did gunman return to home twice in same morning?

Bullet holes were found by a stove, through the refrigerator, a bathroom, a ceiling and more than five through one window.

Name of man killed in crash just released

First responders performed CPR on the man before he was flown to a Des Moines hospital.

Cigarette blamed in fatal house fire

A cigarette was blamed for a house fire in Mason City that killed a man and injured a woman.

Former library director charged with $33K theft

Auditors say she bought personal items such as video games, groceries and party decorations.

Iowan wins $2 million Powerball prize, will keep working for now

His ticket for Wednesday night's $80 million drawing matched the first five numbers but missed the Powerball number.

Rule changes aim to speed civil lawsuits in Iowa

Some lawsuits with less than $75,000 at stake will move through Iowa's court system faster under new rules designed to cut the time and costs needed to resolve those disputes.

Mother accused of faking daughter's cancer has history of fundraising

A local mother faces more charges after authorities said she lied about her daughter having cancer in order to raise money.

Fong's Pizza picks suburb for second location

The second location is expected to open next spring.

The last church in Churchville is dying

For 40 families, the church has been home every Sunday, but that's about to end.

Sorenson case could lead to broader federal investigation

The case could be the tip of the iceberg, federal law enforcement experts say.

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