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DART ACCIDENT: A Des Moines man is run over by a DART bus

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A Des Moines man is in critical condition after falling while trying to catch a city bus, then sliding under the bus' wheels. Full story

FIRE FIGHT: Sparks from a train set over 30 acres of grass on fire in Des Moines Saturday

Fire crews say a train kicked up sparks from a rail and started a grass fire on Des Moines' south side Saturday.  It happened shortly before 5:00 p.m. near Waterworks Park on the north side of the Raccoon River. Full story

MISSING MONEY: Police say a Des Moines woman has been taking money from her own company

Police say a Des Moines woman has turned herself in for stealing from her own company.  Fifty five-year-old Barbara Hulsebus is charged with first degree theft for allegedly taking $174-thousand from Alter Metal Recycling. Full story

2 vets barred from practicing near ISU clinic

A federal judge has barred two veterinarians involved in a lawsuit with Iowa State University's Veterinary Medicine College from practicing anywhere near the university's new Des Moines clinic. Full story

Paul takes step toward presidential run

Texas Congressman Ron Paul will announce on Tuesday in Iowa that he is forming a presidential exploratory committee. Full story

Former vets countersues Iowa state over pet care

A group of veterinarians being sued by Iowa State University's Veterinary Medicine College has filed a countersuit, claiming the university is trying to monopolize emergency and specialized pet care in central Iowa. Full story

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  Republicans turn up the heat in Iowa

Prominent Republicans made the rounds in Iowa this weekend, with Michelle Bachmann ambiguously saying “I’m in!” to a crowd in Des Moines. Politico’s Jonathan Martin and Jeff Zeleny of the New York Times join to go over the latest

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