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Senator Ernst says legislation would impose sanctions against North Korea
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst, a Republican from Red Oak, says the Armed Services Committee she serves on got an update on North Korea’s firing of a long-range rocket Sunday. Ernst says they heard from the Director of National Intelligence. “North Korea is always at the top of the list of unstable governments when it comes […]Full Post...
Senate Democrats pass 4% increase in school spending
Democrats who control the Iowa Senate pushed through a bill today that would increase state aid to public schools by 4 percent for the 2017-18 academic year. Senator Herman Quirmbach, a Democrat from Ames, is chairman of the Iowa Senate Education Committee. “It is long past due that this body and our colleagues in the […]Full Post...
Bettendorf student a finalist in Google Doodle contest
A second-grader from Bettendorf is this year’s Iowa finalist in the annual Google Doodle contest, where students create art using the letters in the name of the search engine. Shalini Chandupatla attends Hopewell Elementary School. Google spokesman Patrick Lenihan says this is the 8th year for the competition. “Every year it just gets better,” Lenihan […]Full Post...
Surging Panthers prepare for Missouri State
The Northern Iowa Panthers will try to match a season-high five game winning streak on Wednesday night when they host Missouri State in Missouri Valley Conference play. Both teams are 6-6 in the league race. “There is no question we are playing better”, said UNI coach Ben Jacobson. “We are playing better at both ends […]Full Post...
Senator Grassley says president’s proposed oil tax will die quickly
Gasoline prices are dropping almost daily in Iowa, as reports are surfacing about how plummeting oil prices are costing thousands of jobs in the U.S. petroleum industry. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the low pump prices are saving motorists a bundle, which means they’ll have more money to spend. “Seventy percent of our economy is […]Full Post...
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