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News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. CDT

An Iowa man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his adult son. The Des Moines Register reports that 59-year-old Daniel Niebuhr of Fairbank was charged Friday in the death of 36-year-old Brock...

Iowa man accused of fatally shooting adult son

Iowa man accused of fatally shooting adult son

An Iowa man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his adult son.

The Latest: Caution urged for return to flooded homes

The Latest: Caution urged for return to flooded homes

The Latest on the flooding in the Midwest (all times local):

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Experts warn Midwest flood risk may persist for months

Flooding concerns are starting to ease in hard-hit places in in the Midwest, but experts warn that with plenty of snow still left to melt in northern states, the threat could persist for months.

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

Powerball jackpot estimated at $625M before Saturday drawing

An estimated $625 million jackpot is on the line in Saturday's Powerball drawing.

Man charged for throwing water on Iowa Rep. Steve King

Man charged for throwing water on Iowa Rep. Steve King

A Colorado man faces misdemeanor charges for allegedly throwing water on Iowa Rep. Steve King while the Republican congressman was eating lunch in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Iowa State, Iowa DOT looking at heated pavement

Iowa State, Iowa DOT looking at heated pavement

Roadways can turn hazardous and deadly during winter's wrath, and a project under way in Iowa is looking at one possible solution: Heating the pavement.

Deputy Iowa labor commissioner leaving amid changes, turmoil

Deputy Iowa labor commissioner leaving amid changes, turmoil

Iowa's deputy labor commissioner says she is retiring, the latest shakeup after months of turmoil at the state agency that protects workers.

Iowa governor signs law providing military family benefits

Iowa governor signs law providing military family benefits

Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that expands the availability of grant funding for seriously injured veterans to provide money so that family members may be with the veteran during a lengthy recovery.

King: Katrina victims only asked for help, unlike Iowans

King: Katrina victims only asked for help, unlike Iowans

Republican Steve King says he was told that victims of Hurricane Katrina only asked for help, unlike people in his home state of Iowa, who "take care of each other."

Report: Iowa jobless rate remained 2.4 percent in February

Report: Iowa jobless rate remained 2.4 percent in February

Iowa's unemployment rate of 2.4 percent last month leaves it tied with three other states for the lowest rate in the nation.

The Latest: Flooding causes estimated $1.6B damage in Iowa

The Latest: Flooding causes estimated $1.6B damage in Iowa

The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):

Dispatch center manager accused of falsifying time sheets

Dispatch center manager accused of falsifying time sheets

The manager of an eastern Iowa county dispatch and communications center is accused faking hours on her time sheets, hours that investigators say she spent working as a bartender.

More towns evacuate amid flooding on Missouri River

More towns evacuate amid flooding on Missouri River

More towns are evacuating as the flooded Missouri River seeps over and through busted levees.

Woman who stole from Des Moines soccer club gets probation

Woman who stole from Des Moines soccer club gets probation

A woman who admitted stealing thousands of dollars from a Des Moines soccer club has been sentenced.

Man shot by officer charged with burglary, other crimes

Man shot by officer charged with burglary, other crimes

Authorities have charged a burglary suspect shot by a police officer in a Des Moines suburb.

Floods expose threat to military posed by climate change

Floods expose threat to military posed by climate change

Floodwaters laden with corn cobs from surrounding farm fields are lapping near the U.S. Strategic Command, after the surging Missouri River inundated one-third of a Nebraska air base.

Glance at what some state legislatures are doing on abortion

Glance at what some state legislatures are doing on abortion

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The Latest: Another Missouri levee breaches amid flooding

The Latest: Another Missouri levee breaches amid flooding

The Latest on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):

Survey: Bankers losing confidence in 10-state farm economy

Survey: Bankers losing confidence in 10-state farm economy

A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states shows bankers are losing confidence in the future of the region's farm economy in the wake of falling farm income and rising floodwaters.

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