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Iowa downs South Dakota in first round of NIT

Iowa downs South Dakota in first round of NIT

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes improved to 4-0 in NIT home games with a 87-75 first round win over South Dakota Wednesday night. Freshman point guard Jordan Bohannon led…

Livestock nuisance lawsuits curtailed under Iowa Senate bill approved this week

Livestock nuisance lawsuits curtailed under Iowa Senate bill approved this week

DES MOINES – To promote economic growth in the state, the Iowa Senate has OK’d a bill that puts a cap on the damages livestock producers would face in nuisance…

Feds to dole out $8.5 million to support victims of Pulse Nightclub shooting

Feds to dole out $8.5 million to support victims of Pulse Nightclub shooting

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Victims of the worst mass-shooting in U.S. history will benefit from upwards of $8.5 million in federal grants. Today, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), part…

U.S. offers $5 million reward for tips on terrorists who killed American

U.S. offers $5 million reward for tips on terrorists who killed American

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. government is offered a big reward for information leading to the capture of Al Qaeda terrorists who murdered an American in Yemen. The U.S. Department…

Mason City man guilty of 8 no-contact order violations in felony domestic assault case

Mason City man guilty of 8 no-contact order violations in felony domestic assault case

MASON CITY – A Mason City man is guilty of 8 no-contact order violations and has been given a lengthy jail sentence. Mason City police were called to 231 8th…

U.S. charges Russian Federal Security Service officers for hacking Yahoo and millions of email accounts

U.S. charges Russian Federal Security Service officers for hacking Yahoo and millions of email accounts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States says Russian Federal Security Service officers protected, directed, facilitated and paid criminal hackers to infiltrate Yahoo and as many as 500 million email accounts.…

Branstad, Reynolds point to latest Medicaid Modernization report as proof of “improved patient outcomes”

Branstad, Reynolds point to latest Medicaid Modernization report as proof of “improved patient outcomes”

DES MOINES – Today, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds commend the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) for releasing the third Medicaid Modernization Quarterly Report demonstrating improved patient outcomes, strong consumer protections,…

U.N. says Syria “worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II”

U.N. says Syria “worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II”

NEW YORK – The conflict in Syria is the “worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II,” the United Nations human rights chief said, calling for an…

Iowa Senate approves 20-week abortion ban

Iowa Senate approves 20-week abortion ban

DES MOINES – The Iowa Senate, led by Republicans, has approved a ban on abortions after 20 weeks. SF 471 passed the Iowa Senate 32-17. The act, “being deemed of…

Eldora man arrested for felony domestic abuse

Eldora man arrested for felony domestic abuse

ELDORA – An Eldora man was arrested for at least his third domestic abuse assault – a felony – and then quickly released from jail. Eldora police arrested Andrew Carl…

Gov. Branstad signs 2 bills into law

Gov. Branstad signs 2 bills into law

DES MOINES – Gov. Terry Branstad signed the following 2 bills into law: House File 293:  an Act concerning state purchasing from prison industries for products manufactured in this state.…