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HUD chief Ben Carson refers to slaves as “immigrants”

HUD chief Ben Carson refers to slaves as “immigrants”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – HUD chief and former Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson created a firestorm when he referred to African slaves as “immigrants” before trying to talk his way out…

Over 130 high school students attend “Busting Out Blue” at NIACC

Over 130 high school students attend “Busting Out Blue” at NIACC

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) held a “Busting Out Blue” campus visit on Saturday, March 4 for high school juniors and seniors. The day was filled…

Basketball: Four Hawkeyes earn All-Big Ten recognition

Basketball: Four Hawkeyes earn All-Big Ten recognition

IOWA CITY – Senior Peter Jok and sophomore Nicholas Baer highlight the University of Iowa All-Big Ten honorees, which were announced Monday evening by the Big Ten Conference. Jok was…

Senators introduce bill requiring members of U.S. amateur athletic organizations to report sexual abuse

Senators introduce bill requiring members of U.S. amateur athletic organizations to report sexual abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Kamala Harris…

Accused felons duke it out in jail, face charges

Accused felons duke it out in jail, face charges

MASON CITY – To allegedly violent, accused felons went toe-to-toe in the jail and now face charges as a result. A number of law enforcement officers responded to a jail…

Obamacare replacement introduced by Republicans

Obamacare replacement introduced by Republicans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Monday night, Republicans introduced a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement on introduction of the American Health Care…

ISU’s Morris earns pair of All-America nods

ISU’s Morris earns pair of All-America nods

AMES – Iowa State point guard Monté Morris has earned All-America nods from the USA Today and NBCSports.com. Morris was a third-team selection by both organizations. Morris, who on Sunday…

Iowa’s Bohannon named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

Iowa’s Bohannon named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week, it was announced Monday by the conference office. Bohannon (6-foot, 182 pounds)…

Mason City fast food worker to be sentenced in meth case

Mason City fast food worker to be sentenced in meth case

MASON CITY – A Mason City woman stands to be sentenced this month in a meth dealing case. Toleka Jeanette Juenger, age 33, is being held in the Cerro Gordo…

President Trump signs new Executive Order: Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

President Trump signs new Executive Order: Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Donald J. Trump signed a new executive order that will keep the nation safe, the White House said. Today’s order is designed “to protect the…

Branstad, Reynolds seeking public input related to $21 million Volkswagen settlement

Branstad, Reynolds seeking public input related to $21 million Volkswagen settlement

DES MOINES – Today, Iowa Department of Transportation Director Mark Lowe joined Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds at their regular Monday morning press conference. As a result of two…