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April 23, 1999

Tobacco Billboards Come Down--Pro-health Messages Go Up Miller says anti-smoking billboards going up around Iowa starting today --many replacing billboards relinquished by the tobacco industry. DES MOINES--. Attorney General Tom Miller unveiled an anti-smoking billboard campaign today that features pro-health messages going up on prominent billboard sites relinquished by -...

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April 23, 1999

State alleges tiling contractor excavated dangerously close to a natural gas liquids pipeline without contacting the State's "One Call" notification center. ANAMOSA-- Attorney General Tom Miller filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit today in Jones County alleging that a tiling contractor failed to provide prior notification required by state law before excavating...

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April 23, 1999

Methamphetamine THE PROBLEM: According to the law enforcement community, metham-phetamine has become the number one drug problem in Iowa. Even the national news media, in programs such as Nightline and 48 Hours, have highlighted Iowa's extensive meth problem. Methamphetamine is a synthetic drug, providing the user with a "high" that...

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April 20, 1999

The State's first trial under the law was conducted today in Scott County. Court orders Elroy Morrow committed to Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders. DAVENPORT-- Iowa District Court Judge James E. Kelley today ordered Elroy Morrow to be committed to the Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders, the first...

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