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Letter: Factory farms still threaten Iowa - Quad City Times

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 01:33

Letter: Factory farms still threaten Iowa
Quad City Times
Iowa has over 10,000 factory farms, more than any other state. These facilities come under fire from animal rights groups, environmentalists, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They are breeding grounds for diseases and generate 22 ...

Iowa City won't remove farmers market vendor for pro-white nationalist Facebook posts - Iowa City Press Citizen

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 21:37

Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa City won't remove farmers market vendor for pro-white nationalist Facebook posts
Iowa City Press Citizen
Iowa City will not remove the Renovation Carpentry booth from the farmers market after concerns were raised about the owner's pro-white nationalism posts to Facebook. On Friday morning, the same day Mayor Jim Throgmorton in a public statement ...

Editorial: License plate reveal is opposite of 'Iowa nice' - KCCI Des Moines

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 20:46

KCCI Des Moines

Editorial: License plate reveal is opposite of 'Iowa nice'
KCCI Des Moines
The feedback, mostly on social media, from a state that prides itself on being "Iowa nice" was so brutal the graphic artist felt the need to defend herself, saying, "The severity of the words chosen ranges from stinging to an absolute gut punch that ...

Iowa chiropractic board hasn't penalized former chairwoman for Medicaid billing fraud - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 18:11

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Iowa chiropractic board hasn't penalized former chairwoman for Medicaid billing fraud
DesMoinesRegister.com
Two years after paying more than $60,000 to settle allegations that she defrauded Medicaid, the former head of the Iowa Board of Chiropractic has yet to face public sanctions by the board that now is headed by her business partner. Elizabeth Kressin of ...

State proposes Medicaid reimbursement cut - Mason City Globe Gazette

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:56

State proposes Medicaid reimbursement cut
Mason City Globe Gazette
“Patients who qualify for Medicaid often have significant financial needs, and this amendment will bring extreme financial strain and liability on Medicaid beneficiaries for their cost of care before enrollment with Medicaid,” wrote the Iowa Hospital ...

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Iowa proposes Medicaid reimbursement cut - Quad City Times

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:34

Quad City Times

Iowa proposes Medicaid reimbursement cut
Quad City Times
“Patients who qualify for Medicaid often have significant financial needs, and this amendment will bring extreme financial strain and liability on Medicaid beneficiaries for their cost of care before enrollment with Medicaid,” wrote the Iowa Hospital ...

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Iowa Eight football: The full team and the players who just missed the cut - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:04

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Iowa Eight football: The full team and the players who just missed the cut
DesMoinesRegister.com
School: Lewis Central. Class: 2019. Position: Quarterback. Size: 6-foot-1, 180 pounds. College: Uncommitted. HIS STORY: Max Duggan's rapid rise from coach's son to certified star. Dillon Doyle. School: Iowa City West. Class: 2018. Position: Linebacker.

Solar eclipse sparks celebrations, astrology readings in Eastern Iowa - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:50

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Solar eclipse sparks celebrations, astrology readings in Eastern Iowa
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
“We will be able to see the moon covering up 92 percent of the sun's disc,” said University of Iowa physics and astronomy associate professor Cornelia Lang. “The sky will not darken significantly, but it's interesting if you're watching it happen. It's ...
University of Iowa sky-watchers welcome public for Monday's solar eclipseIowa City Press Citizen

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Iowa volleyball seeks sustained success after best season since 2000 - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:29

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa volleyball seeks sustained success after best season since 2000
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa Head Coach Bond Shymansky expresses frustrations with his team after the first set of their match at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. (Andy Abeyta/The Gazette) ...

It's official: Queen of Country to return to Iowa State Fair - KCCI Des Moines

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:19

KCCI Des Moines

It's official: Queen of Country to return to Iowa State Fair
KCCI Des Moines
The fair still has one more weekend to go, but organizers are already planning for next year's event – and they're not messing around. Fair officials announced that Reba, sometimes referred to her moniker as the Queen of Country Music, will grace the ...
Country favorite Reba McEntire confirmed for 2018 Iowa State FairDesMoinesRegister.com
Curious about Iowa State Fair's famous Butter Cow? Here's everything you ever wanted to knowFox News
Iowa Republicans at the Fair Stand By Their Man Despite Trump Controversywhotv.com
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University of Iowa sky-watchers welcome public for Monday's solar eclipse - Iowa City Press Citizen

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:14

Iowa City Press Citizen

University of Iowa sky-watchers welcome public for Monday's solar eclipse
Iowa City Press Citizen
A countdown clock to Monday's mid-day solar eclipse ticks steadily away, second by second, on the University of Iowa's Sciences Library website. That kind of sky-gazing enthusiasm might be expected here, given the University's high involvement and ...

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Reba McEntire Returns to the Iowa State Fair in 2018 - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:30

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Reba McEntire Returns to the Iowa State Fair in 2018
KWQC-TV6
DES MOINES, Iowa (KWQC) — Reba fans rejoice! Iconic entertainer Reba McEntire, will once again grace the Iowa State Fair Grandstand stage. Reba has performed at the Iowa State Fair Grandstand six times in Fair history, most recently in 2015. Stay ...
Iowa State Fair-goers voice support for President Trump amidst White House shake-upWQAD.com
8 insane deep fried foods at the 2017 Iowa State Fair | For The WinFor The Win
Local residents place at the Iowa State FairMuscatine Journal
whotv.com -Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier -DesMoinesRegister.com
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Politics prevalent at Iowa State Fair, even in 'off' year - Quad City Times

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 14:04

Quad City Times

Politics prevalent at Iowa State Fair, even in 'off' year
Quad City Times
Even though 2017 is an off year for Iowa politics — there is no statewide election this year, nor is there an immediate build-up to the state's first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses — there has been a political presence at this year's Iowa State ...
8 insane deep fried foods at the 2017 Iowa State FairFor The Win
Universities are justified in asking for tuition increase, but state funding still mattersDesMoinesRegister.com
Reba McEntire Returns to the Iowa State Fair in 2018KWQC-TV6
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Murphy: A 'different' Democrat comes to Iowa - Mason City Globe Gazette

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:04

Mason City Globe Gazette

Murphy: A 'different' Democrat comes to Iowa
Mason City Globe Gazette
Yet here was Delaney, making his way around the 2017 Iowa State Fair this past week, holding multiple media interviews and meeting with people interested in his campaign over the span of a couple of days in Des Moines. The 54-year-old Delaney said he ...

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On Iowa Politics: Town halls and governor's race on agenda - Quad City Times

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:02

Quad City Times

On Iowa Politics: Town halls and governor's race on agenda
Quad City Times
On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast that re-creates the conversations that happen when Iowa's political reporters get together after the day's deadlines have been met. This week's show features James Lynch, Christinia Crippes and Ed ...

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University of Iowa not among vendors pursuing state exam contract - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:59

DesMoinesRegister.com

University of Iowa not among vendors pursuing state exam contract
DesMoinesRegister.com
A drawn-out political battle over which education exams should be used in Iowa schools came with a Hawkeye-state sticking point. Some state lawmakers wanted the Iowa Department of Education to use an Iowa-based test instead of the out-of-state vendor ...

Peterson: Iowa State football fans are passionate, loyal, unspoiled — and realistic. - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:49

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Peterson: Iowa State football fans are passionate, loyal, unspoiled — and realistic.
DesMoinesRegister.com
“It's risky to put a number of wins on your expectations,” said Jon Fleming, one of the most loyal and passionate Iowa State fans around. “It's risky, because sometimes even Iowa State fans — who are the most humble fans on the entire planet — have ...

Police: Iowa man tried to sell stolen fridge back to owner - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:23

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Police: Iowa man tried to sell stolen fridge back to owner
KWQC-TV6
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man accused of trying to sell a stolen refrigeration unit back to its owner has pleaded guilty to a felony theft charge. The Daily Nonpareil reports that 38-year-old Roger Otts of Council Bluffs pleaded guilty to the ...

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Iowa high school football needs stricter concussion guidelines - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 11:01

DesMoinesRegister.com

Iowa high school football needs stricter concussion guidelines
DesMoinesRegister.com
I recently had the privilege of speaking at the Iowa Concussion Conference sponsored by the Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa about many of the legal issues presented when an Iowa high school athlete suffers a concussion. Though the seminar predominantly ...

Trump Unity Bridge float riles some in Iowa City - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:36

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Trump Unity Bridge float riles some in Iowa City
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The Trump Unity Bridge, a trailer with dozens of signs, carved wooden eagle, Statue of Liberty statue and eight-foot vertical letters spelling “TRUMP,” made an impromptu stop in the college town at the request of some University of Iowa students who ...

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