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McCaffery on win over Coppin State: “Our defensive effort and concentration early set the tone”

McCaffery on win over Coppin State: “Our defensive effort and concentration early set the tone”

Interview with Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery, Dec. 22, 2012: Coach, 0-17 from three, but over 50% for the game? COACH McCAFFERY:  Yeah, you know, 20 turnovers, 0-17.  You don’t…

Hawkeyes Crush Coppin State, 80-50

Hawkeyes Crush Coppin State, 80-50

IOWA CITY – Despite a sloppy performance, the Iowa Hawkeye men’s basketball team crushed Coppin State 80-50 Saturday in front of 13,060 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. Iowa committed 20 turnovers…

Branstad, Reynolds to take week off

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will not hold any public events from Saturday, December 22, 2012 – Saturday, December 29, 2012, while they spend…

Opinion Editorial – POLITICO – “A new opening for U.S. exports to Russia”

On August 22, Russia became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This was a historic moment given that 140 million consumers will be able to buy and sell…

Bowling scores: 12-12-2012 through 12-21-2012

Sunday Night Mixed League Rose Bowl 12/16/12 Team High Series Team Two 1493 Team High Game Team Two 533 Individual High Series Male Duane Hermen 552 Greg Loveless 552 Individual…

Latham introduces bill to protect Iowa F-16’s from elimination

Latham introduces bill to protect Iowa F-16’s from elimination

Washington, DC – A decision from House and Senate negotiators on the FY 2013 defense authorization bill to eliminate the F-16s of the Iowa Air National Guard’s 132nd Fighter Wing…

Remarks by the President at Nomination of Senator John Kerry as Secretary of State

THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everyone.  When I took office, our nation was engaged in two wars, and al Qaeda was entrenched in their safe havens.  Many of our alliances were…

Statement by the President on the Fiscal Cliff

Statement by the President on the Fiscal Cliff

THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Over the last few weeks I’ve been working with leaders of both parties on a proposal to get our deficit under control, avoid tax cuts…

Preliminary Blizzard Response Numbers from Iowa State Patrol

Preliminary Blizzard Response Numbers from Iowa State Patrol

Des Moines, IOWA — Road conditions across the state are slowly beginning to improve.  As the roads become more easily accessible to emergency responders, the severity and extent of storm…

King Urges Kerry to Investigate Benghazi

King Urges Kerry to Investigate Benghazi

Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King released the following statement today after President Barack Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-MA) to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as the next Secretary of State:…

HSI seizes 89 websites selling counterfeit goods

HOUSTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced Thursday that it seized 89 website domain names that were illegally selling counterfeit merchandise to unsuspecting consumers.…

ICE deports man wanted for homicide in Mexico

DALLAS – A man from Mexico with a U.S. manslaughter conviction, who is also wanted in his home country for homicide, was deported and turned over to Mexican law enforcement…

ICE will no longer deport persons for minor offenses

ICE will no longer deport persons for minor offenses

WASHINGTON – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton on Friday announced the agency’s fiscal year (FY) 2012 year-end removal numbers, highlighting trends that underscore the administration’s focus…

Mischief kills nearly 475 Iowa pigs

The Sioux county, Iowa sheriff’s department says mischief killed about 475 pigs in a hog confinement. On Wednesday, December 19, at 1:00 p.m., the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office investigated a…

Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.9 Percent

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in November from 5.1 percent in October. The statewide unemployment rate was 5.6 percent one year ago.…

IA Supreme Court: Workers can be fired if boss considers them “irresistible attraction”

IA Supreme Court: Workers can be fired if boss considers them “irresistible attraction”

DES MOINES – The Iowa Supreme court ruled on Friday that a male dentist was not at fault for firing a woman that was too attractive and a possible threat…

Building permits up 26.8 percent from a year ago

According to Commerce Department figures, building permits in November 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 899,000, up 3.6 percent from the revised October rate and up 26.8…

Additional Zebra Mussels Collected in Iowa Great Lakes

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa – Three additional juvenile zebra mussels were found attached to docks/hoists removed from East Okoboji Lake, increasing the likelihood that the invasive species may be establishing itself…

Remarks by the Vice President at a Meeting With Law Enforcement Leaders

Remarks by the Vice President at a Meeting With Law Enforcement Leaders

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Let me start by thanking — I look around this table, and I’ve worked with — excluding the Cabinet and administration officials, I’ve worked some of you for…

Iowa DNR says snowmobilers should brush up on rules before heading out

Iowa DNR says snowmobilers should brush up on rules before heading out

From the Iowa DNR – While sled and safety equipment checks are underway, snowmobilers are encouraged to brush up on the rules before heading out for some winter fun. “Winter…

Iowa Ethanol Production Held Steady at 3.7 Billion Gallons for 2012

Iowa Ethanol Production Held Steady at 3.7 Billion Gallons for 2012

JOHNSTON, IA – The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) today announced that Iowa’s 41 ethanol plants produced 3.7 billion gallons during 2012, matching 2011 production. Iowa is estimated to account…

UI Cross Country — 2 Former Hawkeyes to represent Team USA in Scotland

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former Hawkeye All-Americans Meghan (Armstrong) Peyton and McKenzie Melander have been named to the U.S. team that will compete at the Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross…