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Senator Grassley examines IRS tactics in Iowa restaurant case

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - October 29, 2014 By Pat Curtis Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he’s looking into the federal government’s use of civil forfeiture laws after learning how the IRS seized the bank account of a restaurant owner in northwest Iowa. The Republican served on the IRS Restructuring Commission, which sought to end the agency’s “harassment” [...]

Quinnipiac Poll shows Ernst ‘inching ahead’ of Braley, 49-45

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - October 29, 2014 By O. Kay Henderson A new poll of Iowa’s U.S. Senate race released this morning shows Republican Joni Ernst with a slight lead over Democrat Bruce Braley. “The latest Quinnipiac Poll finds that Joni Ernst is inching ahead,” says Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac Poll. “She has a four point lead [...]

Hatch rejects Branstad’s assertion he’s run an ‘inept’ campaign

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - October 29, 2014 By O. Kay Henderson Democratic challenger Jack Hatch is taking issue with Republican Governor Terry Branstad’s assertion earlier this week that Hatch has run an “inept” campaign. “We’ve run a very strong campaign all along,” Hatch told reporters Tuesday night. Branstad’s campaign in June claimed the web address for www.hatchvernon.com before [...]

How Madison Bumgarner willed Giants to another unlikely World Series title

Category: National Sports

(Courtesy St. Louis Cardinals -  Tim Brown Yahoo Sports) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As Madison Bumgarner said, "It don't matter which way you come from." Then they all sang "Fire on the Mountain" by the Marshall Tucker Band, not the whole song, mostly just those four words when they came around, because it was playing over the sound system [...]

Royals show fight until very end but fall just short of World Series glory

Category: National Sports

(Courtesy St. Louis Cardinals) - KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If he possessed the speed of teammate Jarrod Dyson, Alex Gordon believes he would have scored. But instead of tying the seventh game of the World Series in the bottom of the ninth inning, Gordon was left on third base when his two-out hit gave the Royals a [...]

Bernie: Matheny is right, Cards are family

Category: National Sports

(Courtesy St. Louis Cardinals - Bernie Miklasz bjmiklasz@post-dispatch.com) It’s difficult to comprehend what the Cardinals are going through in the aftermath of the death of teammate Oscar Taveras. The players are scattered all over the place, trying to settle into their offseason homes and routines. In one respect, maybe it’s beneficial for the Cardinals to be [...]

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