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Iowa splits with Kansas State
Sophomore Nick Gallagher pitched seven shutout innings in relief to lead the Iowa Hawkeye baseball team to a 2-1 victory over Kansas State in the opening game of a Sunday doubleheader at Duane Banks Field. Gallagher (6-2) earned his team-leading sixth victory, scattering two hits and striking out five without issuing a walk. Tyler Peyton’s […]Full Post...
Garth Brooks opens six-concert series in Iowa
Ames, Iowa, was the destination for the first trip Garth Brooks took outside of his home state of Oklahoma. The country music super star is back in Iowa this weekend, headlining a string of six concerts in Des Moines. “I can tell you this: Gratefulness is probably the big word on this tour,” Brooks said […]Full Post...
‘Choppy waters’ after legislature fails to pass new water quality initiative?
The 2016 legislative session drew to a close just before sundown Friday, concluding 110 days of work in Des Moines. Lawmakers struck the final deals on components of a more than $7.3 billion state budget, but walked away without a more aggressive plan to deal with the state’s water quality problems. Republican Governor Terry Branstad called it […]Full Post...
2016 Iowa legislative session concludes today
The Iowa legislature’s march toward adjournment has ended, with compromises falling into place on spending and policy issues. The House and Senate have agreed to continue state funding for Planned Parenthood clinics — something Democrats wanted — and double the state tax credit for adoptions. That was something Republicans wanted. Another last minute compromise was […]Full Post...
Saturday is Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Saturday is “National Prescription Drug Take Back Day”, and state health and safety officials encourage you to check for unused drugs in your medicine cabinet. The Associate Director of the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, Dale Woolery, says getting rid of the prescription drugs properly can help cut abuse. “More and more are being […]Full Post...
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