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📚 Des Moines Christian School is planning to build a new high school campus along Northwest 42nd Ave. in Urbandale. (Business Record)

🏀 "Every year, I want to be the champion of the Big Ten Conference," said Jan Jensen, the new Iowa women's basketball head coach, in her first press conference yesterday. (Des Moines Register)

🌪️ FEMA is coming to Iowa to provide disaster assistance for families affected by recent tornadoes. (KCCI)

🎓 DMPS Board Chairperson Jackie Norris will receive an honorary degree at The State University of New York College at Geneseo on Saturday.

✋ The campaign manager for Melissa Vine — a Democrat running for Iowa's 3rd Congressional District against Rep. Zach Nunn, R-Bondurant — was fired following allegations that the campaign made dozens of donations on others' behalf to influence a political action group's endorsement.

  • The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board is reviewing a complaint about the incidents today. (WHO-13)
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