Today in history: Oct. 1

In 2017, a gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on a crowd of 22,000 country music fans at a concert...

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Celebrity Birthdays: Oct. 1

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Brie Larson, Esai Morales, Jimmy Carter, John Ridley, Julie Andrews, Mark McGwire, Zach Galifianakis and more.

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#25. South Carolina

– Total disenfranchised voters in 2016: 47,238 (1.2% of voting-age population)— Prison: 20,141— Parole: 4,621— Felony probation: 21,464— Jail: 1,011— Post-sentence: 0- 2016 voting-age population: 3,804,558Voting rights for ex-felons...

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#28. West Virginia

– Total disenfranchised voters in 2016: 14,727 (1% of voting-age population)— Prison: 7,042— Parole: 3,187— Felony probation: 4,109— Jail: 389— Post-sentence: 0- 2016 voting-age population: 1,464,532West Virginia, along with...

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#29. Washington

– Total disenfranchised voters in 2016: 48,552 (0.9% of voting-age population)— Prison: 18,395— Parole: 3,811— Felony probation: 25,164— Jail: 1,182— Post-sentence: 0- 2016 voting-age population: 5,558,509Washington also maintains laws...

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IDPH issues COVID-19 Halloween guidance, discourages several traditional activities

DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Public Health on Wednesday issued COVID-19 safety guidelines for Halloween, discouraging traditional trick-or-treating, crowded costume parties, indoor haunted houses and hayrides.

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Hinton schools to require students, staff to wear masks

HINTON, Iowa — In an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and also take advantage of new state quarantining guidelines, the Hinton Community School District will...

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UPDATED: South Sioux police investigating shooting incidents

South Sioux City Police Chief Ed Mahon said school administrators had locked the district’s buildings midday Wednesday as a precaution after police notified them of a shots fired report.

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Westside Sioux City street to close for utility repair

The City of Sioux City Engineering Division said the work is expected to be completed in December.

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Aalfs Downtown Library reopening Monday by appointment

SIOUX CITY — The Aalfs Downtown Library is reopening Monday to the public by appointment.

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Today in history: Oct. 1

In 2017, a gunman opened fire from a room at the Mandalay Bay casino hotel in Las Vegas on...

Celebrity Birthdays: Oct. 1

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Brie Larson, Esai Morales, Jimmy Carter, John Ridley,...

#25. South Carolina

– Total disenfranchised voters in 2016: 47,238 (1.2% of voting-age population)— Prison: 20,141— Parole: 4,621— Felony probation: 21,464— Jail:...

#28. West Virginia

– Total disenfranchised voters in 2016: 14,727 (1% of voting-age population)— Prison: 7,042— Parole: 3,187— Felony probation: 4,109— Jail:...

#29. Washington

– Total disenfranchised voters in 2016: 48,552 (0.9% of voting-age population)— Prison: 18,395— Parole: 3,811— Felony probation: 25,164— Jail:...