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Iowa Capitol Digest: New website offers data on student preparedness - Quad City Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 19:04

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Iowa Capitol Digest: New website offers data on student preparedness
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Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, right, discusses soil and water conservation with Erwin Aust of the Page County Soil and Water Conservation District during Conservation Partnership Day at the Capitol Tuesday. The focus of the day was “Our Water, Our Land, ...
Iowa students need computer trainingDesMoinesRegister.com

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Iowa bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:56

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Iowa bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions
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DES MOINES, IowaIowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later. If approved, it would be the first law of its kind in the ...
Iowa bill would let women upset over their abortion sue their doctorsDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa bill would allow claims for mental damage from abortionQuad City Times

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Plan to hold back struggling Iowa readers could be delayed or scrapped - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:49

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Plan to hold back struggling Iowa readers could be delayed or scrapped
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The Iowa Department of Education has not requested money from the state to implement an intensive summer reading program that is a crucial component of Iowa's controversial third-grade retention law. Starting in the spring of 2018, third-graders who ...

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Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands in wake of OK State loss: 'We've got Penn State coming to town' - Landof10.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:10

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Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands in wake of OK State loss: 'We've got Penn State coming to town'
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Third-ranked Iowa's 24-11 wrestling loss at top-ranked Oklahoma State on Sunday turned heads by the margin of defeat. The 13-point difference was the Hawkeyes' worst deficit since a dual defeat at Minnesota in 2007. But when one ...
Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands believes Penn State's recent domination 'great' for the sportPennLive.com

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Jones about to return to crowded frontcourt - Quad City Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:08

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Jones about to return to crowded frontcourt
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IOWA CITY — Dale Jones knows all about pain. He has undergone two major knee surgeries during his college basketball career and has missed a very big chunk of this season with a broken wrist. But Iowa's senior forward admitted he can't recall enduring ...
Iowa basketball's best player hurting ahead of game vs. No. 25 MarylandBaltimore Sun
Northwestern makes quick work of IowaDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa hoops: Making the Grade, Big Ten Week 3The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
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Man skates — literally skates — on icy Iowa road - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 18:00

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Man skates — literally skates — on icy Iowa road
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This past weekend's freezing rain and ice storm created several days of slick roads across the state. For one Iowan, however, it meant the opportunity to lace up his skates and glide on the streets. In a Facebook post published Monday afternoon by WHO ...

Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions - Quad City Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 17:38

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Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions
Quad City Times
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2014, file photo, state representatives work in the Iowa House on the opening day of the Iowa Legislature at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion ...
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Ex-Iowa senator gets prison in pay-for-endorsement scheme - Journal Times

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 17:13

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Ex-Iowa senator gets prison in pay-for-endorsement scheme
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Former Iowa state legislator Kent Sorenson, right, arrives for his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the federal courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Sorenson was sentenced to 15 months in prison for accepting payment to endorse presidential ...

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Iowa students need computer training - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:40

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Iowa students need computer training
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Iowa's K-8 students are falling behind. There is no other way to say it. Thank you, Gov. Branstad, for even thinking about the computer science issue in our schools. The truth is only 68 percent of Iowa high schools and only 38 percent of our middle ...
Iowa Capitol Digest: New website offers data on student preparednessQuad City Times

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Introducing Iowa Ideas - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:20

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Introducing Iowa Ideas
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The world is fundamentally changing, and the pace of change is only accelerating. Technological advances and impacts of the global economy are felt everywhere. Other changes, like Iowa's aging population, changes in demographics and disruptions in ...

Ex-Iowa legislator gets prison for taking money to back Paul - STLtoday.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:09

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Ex-Iowa legislator gets prison for taking money to back Paul
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Former Iowa state legislator Kent Sorenson, right, arrives for his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the federal courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Sorenson was sentenced to 15 months in prison for accepting payment to endorse presidential ...

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Iowa's Scheel quits due to injuries - Sioux City Journal

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:58

Sioux City Journal

Iowa's Scheel quits due to injuries
Sioux City Journal
Scheel did see action in 12 games for the Hawkeyes during their recently completed 8-5 season, recording his first career reception for a 12-yard gain in a win over Iowa State and making his first career start in Iowa's 40-10 win over Nebraska in the ...

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Ice storm costs Iowa more than $2 million in road maintenance - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:52

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Ice storm costs Iowa more than $2 million in road maintenance
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The Iowa Department of Transportation spent more than $2 million during the state's bout with ice and sleet this week. According to the DOT's recently unveiled winter cost calculator, the state spent more than $2.15 million — about $1.4 million on ...

Ex-Iowa Senator Gets Prison in Pay-for-Endorsement Scheme - ABC News

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:47

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Ex-Iowa Senator Gets Prison in Pay-for-Endorsement Scheme
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Former Iowa Sen. Kent Sorenson, who accepted money for endorsing presidential candidate Ron Paul in 2012, was sentenced to 15 months in prison Tuesday — even though prosecutors had sought only probation. In Judge Robert Pratt's surprise decision, ...
Ex-Iowa legislator gets prison for taking money to back PaulJournal Times

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Abortion rate down in Iowa, report finds - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 15:23

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Abortion rate down in Iowa, report finds
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
As the conversation over abortion heats up in Iowa, a new report out Tuesday shows the abortion rate has fallen in the state and across the country, hitting its lowest number since the medical procedure was legalized in 1973. The report — put out by ...

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Iowa Ag Secretary Northey willing to listen to jobs offers from Trump, Reynolds - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:09

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa Ag Secretary Northey willing to listen to jobs offers from Trump, Reynolds
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, center, discusses soil and water conservations with Richard Golinghorst and Jane Weber of the Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District during Conservation Partnership Day at the Capitol Tuesday ...
Iowa revenue shortfall means tough decisions for 2017 LegislatureWallace's Farmer

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9. Iowa (11-8, 3-3) - Madison.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 12:00

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9. Iowa (11-8, 3-3)
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APTOPIX Rutgers Iowa Basketball. Charlie Neibergall. Rutgers forward Deshawn Freeman, left, steals the ball from Iowa guard Peter Jok (14) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in Iowa City, Iowa.

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Iowa high schools: Search academic readiness - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:58

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Iowa high schools: Search academic readiness
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Iowa parents can now see how well individual high schools prepare students for college or career training programs. The governor's office on Tuesday released a new website that shares measures of high school success, including the percentage of ...

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Megyn Kelly-produced Iowa political comedy to premiere Wednesday - DesMoinesRegister.com

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 11:48

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Megyn Kelly-produced Iowa political comedy to premiere Wednesday
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A political comedy series co-produced by NBC News' Megyn Kelly that was filmed in Iowa is set to premiere Wednesday. "Embeds" focuses on five recent college graduates who are embedded reporters at various news organizations following a presidential ...

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Iowa regents make about-face, vote on new 2017 meeting schedule - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:54

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Iowa regents make about-face, vote on new 2017 meeting schedule
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
IOWA CITY — After saying it would not vote publicly to change a new 2017 meeting schedule approved last summer, the Board of Regents made another about face Tuesday by voting unanimously in open session to decrease the number of total meetings it ...

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