Mar 21, 2024 - News

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🌷 Pella is using wooden tulips alongside real blooms for Tulip Time, due to the warm winter causing flower beds to bloom early. (WHO-13)

πŸ“š Bleeding Heartland author Laura Belin is being sued over her site's coverage of a book banning dispute in 2022. (Des Moines Register)

🚦 DSM police chief Dana Wingert is among supporters of a bill that would tighten traffic camera regulations. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

🚨 A gun carried by a man who allegedly tried to escape police went off when he tripped outside the Harding Hills Hy-Vee. There were no injuries. (WHO-13)

πŸ• Upside-down pizza is now available at Pepp's Pizzaria in Grimes. (Des Moines Register)

πŸƒ As the Legislature considers restricting consumable hemp products, an Iowa Senate committee approved adding a "sin tax" (25%) to the products. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

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