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- Former Gov. Culver convenes Medicaid privatization meetings
Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, often rumored a possible Congressional candidate, has scheduled town meetings next week to talk to Iowans affected by the state's plan to hire three private companies to run the Medicaid...
- Dubuque library requests funds for dog to sniff out bedbugs
Dubuque officials have asked for increased funding to bring a dog to sniff out bedbugs at a public library.
- Court ruling makes defense attorney malpractice suits easier
The Iowa Supreme Court says an Emmetsburg man who pleaded guilty to soliciting a minor for sex but later had the conviction overturned can sue his defense attorneys for legal malpractice without being required to prove his...
- News Minute: Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
Supporters of a prominent businessman and Muslim community leader are asking a judge to spare him prison time for committing fraud in exporting halal beef to Malaysia and Indonesia. Politicians, friends and relatives of...
- Board supports public safety monument in Council Bluffs
The Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors has unanimously supported a proposed monument honoring those who serve in public safety.
- Businessman seeks leniency in halal beef export fraud case
Supporters of a prominent businessman and Muslim community leader are asking a judge to spare him prison time for committing fraud in exporting halal beef to Malaysia and Indonesia.
- Driver killed after car strikes pillar, catches fire
The driver of a car is dead after striking a bridge pillar and catching fire in southeast Iowa.
- Iowa bill aimed at Stanford band strikes wrong chord
A bill that sought to punish Stanford University for its band's Rose Bowl halftime show mocking Iowa has been all but buried in the Iowa Senate.
- Clarinda struggles to fill 128-year-old former hospital
The 128-year-old former mental health institute in the small southwest Iowa city of Clarinda isn't your typical real estate opportunity, and so far no one is rushing to move in.
- Des Moines teacher accused of exposing himself at mall
Authorities say a high school teacher was arrested and charged with public exposure after an incident at a West Des Moines mall.
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- Health officials want more Zika samples, data from Brazil
Brazil is not sharing enough samples and disease data to let researchers determine whether the Zika virus is, as feared, linked to the increased number of babies born with abnormally small heads in the South American...
- Pickups and American flags: Supporters mourn Oregon occupier
Sympathizers of the Oregon armed standoff rolled into this desert town Friday, some in pickup trucks flying American flags, to mourn an Arizona rancher and occupation spokesman who was killed last week in a confrontation...
- Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters
Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the explosion of minority voters in America.
- National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system faces a multibillion dollar maintenance backlog that officials say is no cause for rejoicing.
- Dems ready for long, pricey primary between Clinton, Sanders
Just one week into primary voting, Democrats are preparing for a long and expensive head-to-head battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders that could go deep into the spring or even beyond.
- Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida
Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring the mind, physics and...
- Manhattan crane topples into street killing 1, injuring 3
A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted onto a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a Wall Street worker and leaving three people hurt by debris that scattered as the rig's...
- Bridge case defendants can subpoena Christie office docs
The two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie charged in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case will get a second chance to force the release of documents from the law firm whose taxpayer-funded 2014...
- Doctor gets 30 years to life for prescription drug deaths
A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients apologized in court Friday but that did little to sway the judge, who sentenced her to 30 years in prison and said she...
- 5 victims found in Chicago home stabbed, 1 was shot
Five of the people whose bodies were found in a house on Chicago's South Side this week were stabbed to death and a sixth victim died of multiple gunshot wounds, authorities said Friday, and none of the victims killed...
- West girls top Heelan to finish perfect conference schedule
The Sioux City West girls beat Bishop Heelan to finish undefeated in MRAC play. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard from Thursday.
- Morningside wrestlers rally to beat Briar Cliff
Morningside won five of the final seven matches to beat Briar Cliff, 21-17, in a GPAC wrestling dual on Thursday. See the highlights and the complete match results.
- Explorers re-sign third baseman Tommy Mendonca
The Sioux City Explorers have re-signed third baseman Tommy Mendonca to a 2016 American Association contract. The upcoming season will be Mendonca’s 8th season in professional baseball and 3rd season as a member of the X’s.
- Sioux Center's Kieft signs with Minnesota
Only a couple of Siouxland football players signed full scholarship offers from big-time FBS programs this year. Sioux Center's Ko Kieft signed with Minnesota on Wednesday.
- Bandits sign six more players, including veteran Bruno
The Sioux City Bandits have signed six players, four rookies and two veterans. Head coach Erv Strohbeen says Sioux City will have the biggest line in Champions Indoor Football.
- Fourth-ranked Maryland edges Nebraska
Freshman Diamond Stone had 16 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high eight blocks, and No. 4 Maryland held off Nebraska 70-65 on Wednesday night.
- Briar Cliff men rout Mt. Marty; Charger women upset
The sixth-ranked Briar Cliff men kept Mount Marty winless in GPAC play with a 102-59 win on Wednesday night, while the #9 Charger women were upset by the Lancers. See the highlights and the SportsFource scoreboard.
- Uthoff leads Iowa past Penn State
Jarrod Uthoff scored 14 points and Adam Woodbury had a career-high 15 rebounds to help No. 5 Iowa roll past Penn State 73-49 on Wednesday night.
- Hawkeye recruiting class heavy on high school players
The recruiting classes for the Hawkeye football team are never highly ranked by the national experts. Coach Kirk Ferentz signed 24 players on Wednesday, including five Iowans.
- New Iowa State coach quickly assembles strong recruiting class
New Iowa State coach Matt Campbell only had two months to put together his first recruiting class. But Campbell put together ISU's best class in the last ten years. Scout.com ranks Iowa State's class at number-46 in the nation and eighth best in the Big 12.
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