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Minnesota superintendent thanks Iowa lawmakers for passing collective bargaining - DesMoinesRegister.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:49

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Minnesota superintendent thanks Iowa lawmakers for passing collective bargaining
DesMoinesRegister.com
As the Fairmont Area School district superintendent, located in south central Minnesota, I want to personally thank the Iowa Legislature for dismantling Chapter 20 of the Iowa Code. You see, this country is facing a serious shortage of qualified and ...

Iowa State Guard Monte Morris Approaching Own NCAA Record - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:45

U.S. News & World Report

Iowa State Guard Monte Morris Approaching Own NCAA Record
U.S. News & World Report
21, 2017, file photo, Iowa State' Monte Morris (11) passes during an NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Iowa State senior point guard Monte Morris is on the verge of breaking the NCAA career assist-to-turnover ratio _ in an ...

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Sheriff: Body found in Iowa River near Hills - Iowa City Press Citizen

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:26

Iowa City Press Citizen

Sheriff: Body found in Iowa River near Hills
Iowa City Press Citizen
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office has recovered a woman's body from the Iowa River near the Hills Access campground. Deputies received a report of a possible floating body in the river south of the campground, which is near Hills, at about 12:43 p.m. ...
Sheriff's confirm woman's body floating in the Iowa RiverKCRG
Body recovered from Iowa RiverThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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Iowa man maps the Dakota Access pipeline like a jigsaw - Grand Forks Herald

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:46

Grand Forks Herald

Iowa man maps the Dakota Access pipeline like a jigsaw
Grand Forks Herald
LONDON—When Nitin Gadia's friends were arrested during a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline last year, the 32-year-old Iowa techie decided it was time to learn more about the controversy unfolding near his own backyard. Recommended for you.

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Dix: Iowa shouldn't exceed federal minimum wage - Quad City Times

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:36

Quad City Times

Dix: Iowa shouldn't exceed federal minimum wage
Quad City Times
DES MOINES — The top Republican in the Iowa Senate says he does not expect to raise Iowa's current $7.25 statewide minimum hourly wage this session unless the federal government takes action that would increase the national standard to a level above ...
Obradovich: Iowa Democrats predict a rise from ashes of collective bargainingDesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa's governor signs collective bargaining reform into lawKIMT 3
Iowa governor signs into law collective bargaining changes - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closingskwwl.com
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On Iowa Politics: Collective bargaining bill draws reporters' comments - Quad City Times

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:33

Quad City Times

On Iowa Politics: Collective bargaining bill draws reporters' comments
Quad City Times
This week on the podcast, reporters discuss the passage of a collective bargaining bill at the Iowa Legislature. The reporters react to the process and discuss the next steps for this bill, along with what it means for Iowans and the eventual 2018 ...

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Body found along Mississippi River bank near LeClaire, Iowa - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:50

KWQC-TV6

Body found along Mississippi River bank near LeClaire, Iowa
KWQC-TV6
LECLAIRE, Iowa (KWQC) – A body has been discovered along a Mississippi River bank near Lock and Dam 14 in LeClaire. Emergency crews are responding at this hour to recover the body. There is no word on the identity of the body, but we do know a ...

Iowa towns find niche to survive - KMTV

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:30

KMTV

Iowa towns find niche to survive
KMTV
... in the metro grow, rural areas in Iowa have lost people every decade since 1920. Many small towns are struggling to survive after losing schools, businesses and a workforce. But, in southwest Iowa, some cities are finding a rebirth by specializing.

How Kelton Copeland and Tim Polasek nailed interviews to join Iowa's football staff - Landof10.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:03

DesMoinesRegister.com

How Kelton Copeland and Tim Polasek nailed interviews to join Iowa's football staff
Landof10.com
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Tim Polasek isn't one for politicking. He doesn't spend January on his phone throwing his name in the ring for most job openings. “If somebody calls, we'll take a peek,” Polasek said. Polasek is big on loyalty and was more than happy ...
Leistikow: Answering 5 questions about Iowa's football hiresDesMoinesRegister.com
Kelton Copeland introduced in Iowa CityThe Daily Iowan
No comfort zone for Iowa's new hiresThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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President Trump Seems Determined To Continue The Permanent Campaign - Iowa Public Radio

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:23

Iowa Public Radio

President Trump Seems Determined To Continue The Permanent Campaign
Iowa Public Radio
President Trump is getting out of Washington for a campaign-style rally Saturday, his first since becoming president. He seems determined to keep up campaign-style politics even while governing. Win McNamee / Getty Images. Originally published on ...

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Iowa's Homicide Restitution Law Upheld in Juvenile Cases - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:04

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Iowa's Homicide Restitution Law Upheld in Juvenile Cases
U.S. News & World Report
Iowa's Homicide Restitution Law Upheld in Juvenile Cases. The Iowa Supreme Court says two women who were involved in killings when they were juveniles must pay the $150,000 in restitution required under Iowa law in homicide cases. Feb. 17, 2017, at ...
Iowa Supreme Court rules restitution is separate issue from mandatory juvenile sentencesRadio Iowa

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MC Sports Closing Four Iowa Locations - whotv.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 11:09

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MC Sports Closing Four Iowa Locations
whotv.com
DES MOINES, Iowa — MC Sports is going out of business and closing all 66 of its stores including four in Iowa. The sporting goods store filed for bankruptcy earlier this week in Michigan. All of its locations are now transitioning to “going out of ...

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Man charged in Iowa cold case expected to plead guilty - KWQC-TV6

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:34

KWQC-TV6

Man charged in Iowa cold case expected to plead guilty
KWQC-TV6
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man charged with the 1995 slaying of an Iowa City woman is expected to enter a guilty plea Friday. Steven Klein is accused of killing 38-year-old Susan Kersten, whose body was found in her burned-out car near Iowa City.

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Iowa coach Fran McCaffery embraces Hawkeye history, Kenny Arnold, and the 1980 Final Four team - Landof10.com

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:23

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery embraces Hawkeye history, Kenny Arnold, and the 1980 Final Four team
Landof10.com
IOWA CITY, IowaIowa's basketball past and its future lined the walls inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena seven years ago when Fran McCaffery was introduced as the Hawkeyes' men's basketball coach. Standing in a packed room as McCaffery spoke were ...

Iowa man maps the Dakota Access pipeline like a jigsaw - INFORUM

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:08

INFORUM

Iowa man maps the Dakota Access pipeline like a jigsaw
INFORUM
"I had similar sentiments to my friends about the pipeline, which comes close to my town, but didn't know enough about the issue to want to get arrested," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by phone from his home in Ames, Iowa. "So I started to ...

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Must-win and trap games of 2017: Iowa Hawkeyes - ESPN (blog)

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:04

ESPN (blog)

Must-win and trap games of 2017: Iowa Hawkeyes
ESPN (blog)
The 2017 season is still several months away. But we never stop looking forward here at the Big Ten blog. It may be ridiculously early, but we're examining the must-win game and the potential trap game for each league team this fall. Up next: the Iowa ...

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Northwestern loses to Iowa 78-59 in disheartening fashion - Inside NU

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:01

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Northwestern loses to Iowa 78-59 in disheartening fashion
Inside NU
Despite 21 points for Nia Coffey and an impressive all-around night for Ashley Deary, Northwestern (17-9, 6-7 B1G) whiffed at a chance to get back into any discussion of the NCAA Tournament bubble with a 19-point loss to Iowa (16-10, 7-6 B1G) Thursday ...
Iowa women show they can 'handle every situation' with win over NorthwesternThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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Unions vow to fight back after Iowa lawmakers gut collective bargaining laws - Siouxland Matters

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:12

Siouxland Matters

Unions vow to fight back after Iowa lawmakers gut collective bargaining laws
Siouxland Matters
"In five years of knocking on doors in my district not one person has ever said to me, Ourth, you've got to take Chapter 20 apart, it's ruining the great state of Iowa, not one." "I don't think this bill reflects Iowa family values. I don't think it is ...

Iowa Class 2-A: Cody Tanner, Creston capitalizing on final effort - Omaha World-Herald

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:48

Omaha World-Herald

Iowa Class 2-A: Cody Tanner, Creston capitalizing on final effort
Omaha World-Herald
Western Iowa wrestlers won 11 of their 25 first-round matches. Others securing quarterfinal berths were No. 2 Brayden Curry of Sergeant Bluff-Luton (132), No. 8 Thomas Bentley of Red Oak (160) and unrated Jacob Wingert of Harlan (170). Eight of the 14 ...

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Iowa women show they can 'handle every situation' with win over Northwestern - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 21:57

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa women show they can 'handle every situation' with win over Northwestern
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
Iowa Hawkeyes players celebrate a three-pointer during the first quarter of this Big Ten Conference women's basketball game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Jim Slosiarek/The ...
Iowa Women top NorthwesternKTIC
Balanced Hawkeye women beat NorthwesternQuad City Times

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