Des Moines (Iowa, United States)

Type: City
Name: Des Moines (Iowa, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.580002
Longitude: -93.620003
population: 193,180
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

July 23, 2014

You can find all of the national polls that have recognized Des Moines since 2008 on the website catchdesmoines.com . ... [Published WHO-TV - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

C-SPAN features on Des Moines history available online

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:48 PMC-SPAN was in Des Moines late last month to do interviews to feature the city's history as part of its 2014 Cities Tour. Among the segments: C-SPAN interviewed Dave Price on the surprising results of the 2012 Iowa caucuses, ... [Published Des Moines Business Record - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Des Moines ranked No. 2 city for business

Des Moines is No. 2 on the Forbes "Best Places For Business and Careers" list in 2014, falling a spot from No. 1 in 2013.Raleigh, N.C., jumped to No. 1 from No. 3 last year.Forbes credits Des Moines with being a financial services hub and notes that high-tech ... [Published Des Moines Business Record - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Walkability expert coming to Des Moines

National walkability expert Dan Burden will be in Des Moines on July 30 and 31 on behalf of the Greater Des Moines Age Friendly Cities project being led by AARP, as well as Healthy Polk 2020 and the city of Des Moines. Burden is the co-founder of the ... [Published Des Moines Business Record - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Thick black smoke north of downtown from this fire ...

Fire crews were called to a fire north of downtown Des Moines Tuesday morning along Keo Way.Fire broke out at a building at 1800 Keosauqua Way about 7:30 a.m.Fire crews had to block the street to battle the flames, and the heat.Authorities said the building ... [Published KCCI - Jul 22 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Des Moines Woman Found Guilty of Murder

DES MOINES, Iowa – A Des Moines woman has been found guilty of second degree murder.A jury convicted Miranda Metcalf, 22, of stabbing Juan Chavarria, 28, in the chest last Thanksgiving after a fight broke out.The incident happened at 220 Dickman Road ... [Published WHO-TV - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Iowa Immigration Battle Gets National Attention

DES MOINES, IA (CBS2/FOX28) - New numbers show there are more than 100 children in Iowa who have entered the country illegally just this year.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 122 children were placed with relatives or sponsors throughout ... [Published KFXA FOX 28 - 17 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

As poverty rises under Obama, Des Moines schools give free meals to all

Jul 23, 2014 by StaffStudents at more than half of Des Moines’ schools will soon be offered free breakfast and lunches, no questions asked.Officials have determined that most students at the 35 schools and three preschools are poor enough to qualify ... [Published Education News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Wave of immigrants leaves 122 kids in Iowa

by Martha StoddardWorld-Herald BureauLINCOLN — Iowa received 122 unaccompanied illegal immigrant children during the first six months of this year, according to a federal official.U.S. Department of Health and Human Services spokesman Kenneth Wolfe said ... [Published Lexington Clipper-Herald - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Branstad and Hatch at Odds on Immigration

DES MOINES, IA (CBS2/FOX28) â Governor Branstad and Senator Jack Hatch are at odds when it comes to illegal children crossing the border.Last week, we reported that the Governor says he does not want any of those children living in Iowa and on Monday, ... [Published KFXA FOX 28 - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

10 Financially Best Cities to Retire In

You’ve probably seen dozens of lists of places to retire in, but they seldom focus on financial factors, which are important when you live off your savings. Due to warm weather, beaches, and the absence of a state income tax, locations in Florida are ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Fortune Says Des Moines is Number One

DES MOINES, IA (CBS2/FOX28) â Des Moines is now number one according to a popular magazine.Earlier this month, Fortune put Des Moines at the top of its list of five cities with up-and-coming downtowns.In its video report, Des Moines ranked above Kansas ... [Published KFXA FOX 28 - Jul 22 2014]

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"You trust professionals and clearly, something had gone wrong and someone had tampered with the tests."
...Fackel said, adding the timing is right for the city to initiate this effort. "This is a perfect storm Moline is going to benefit from."
...things and very daily, individual things to demonstrate that character matters," said Shannon Vesely, School Improvement Leader for Grades 7-12,  "It's the foundation upon which all student achievement, all personal success lies."
"We could be paying as much as $250 or sometimes $1,000 a day to take care of these kids. Don't you have some responsibility to make sure you spend the taxpayers' money wisely?" he said. "The public's business ought to be public."

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Where Was Bruce Braley? [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - 11 hours ago]
Rep. Bruce Braley, the Iowa Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, missed three quarters of committee hearings concerning oversight of the Veterans Affairs administration in 2011 and 2012, including one, the Des Moines Register reports, on the same day ...
Video Evidence Puts Braley Campaign’s Claims in... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 12 hours ago]
Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) Senate campaign is claiming that the reason he missed a key hearing about the troubles at the Veterans’ Affairs (VA) department is that he attended another hearing. However, evidence shows he was not there, Republicans ...
Iowa Democrat Braley Was MIA on Veterans Affair... [Published Breitbart Feed - 13 hours ago]
As American veterans were languishing on wait lists unable to get critical health care they deserved and needed, Iowa Democrat and Senate candidate  Rep. Bruce Braley appears to have spent two years mostly ducking his responsibilities on the Veterans ...
Border Official Points Loaded Gun At Boy Scout'... [Published Crooks and Liars - 16 hours ago]
Gee. I can think of some other lessons they learned from this experience , can't you? Unquestioning submission to authority is just one of them: DES MOINES, Iowa —A central Iowa Boy Scout troop just returned from a three-week trip they will likely ...
EO Iowa Name Klein Entrepreneur of the Year [Published PR.com Press Releases - 19 hours ago]
Des Moines, IA, July 23, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Entrepreneurs’’ Organization (EO) Iowa named member John Klein as “Entrepreneur of the Year” during their annual meeting on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Des Moines. Klein and partner, Jason Stortz, started their ...
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