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December 31, 1999

DES MOINES--"The tobacco industry is paying Iowa another $18,703,406.37 today," Attorney General Tom Miller said Friday. The year-end wire transfer means the tobacco industry has paid Iowa over $40 million. The state received its first payment of $21,472,341.20 on December 14. The industry is expected to pay Iowa a total...

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December 22, 1999

Early this year Mattel agreed to pay millions in cash and toys nationwide -- but States argued Mattel first provided outdated and impractical toys. Mattel is distributing $4 million more in toys -- $41,000 worth to Iowa. DES MOINES-- The Mattel toy company has delivered 5,228 more toys for holiday...

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December 7, 1999

Webster County jury determines Harold Williams is a sexually violent predator. Williams entered Civil Commitment Unit at Oakdale on Monday. Harold Williams was transferred Monday to the Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders at Oakdale after a Webster County jury reached a verdict Friday that Williams is a sexually violent...

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