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Harkin Announces Nearly $48.5 Million in Low-Income Heating Assistance for Iowans

Harkin Announces Nearly $48.5 Million in Low-Income Heating Assistance for Iowans

Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, announced that Iowa will receive an initial allocation of nearly $48.5 million to help low-income Iowans meet home energy costs. This funding was made available by language Harkin helped to secure in the fiscal year 2015 Continuing Resolution that passed Congress in September. This funding is part of a total of $3

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DCI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

On October 13, 2014, Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to locate a suicidal subject identified as Bradley Wayne McNeese, age 32.  McNeese was located near Swisher, Iowa, by Johnson County deputies and Iowa State Patrol Troopers.  McNeese fled the area and a vehicle chase ensued.  The pursuit came to an end near the intersection of

Schools Consider Grant for non-English Students

The Sioux City School board was scheduled to vote Monday on whether to apply for a state grant that helps non-English speaking students learn the language. The English Language Learner Literacy Grant would help develop programs to help English language learners develop their reading and writing skills. The district could receive $175,000 each for three

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